On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1939

Historical Events

  • BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) formed
  • German U-47 sinks British battleship HMS Royal Oak, 833 killed

Famous Birthdays

Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren), born in The Bronx, New York

1939 Highlights

About October 14, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra