On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1939

Historical Events

  • LaGuardia Airport opens in NYC
  • Yeshiva of Mir closes after 124 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmelo Bossi, Italian light middleweight boxer (Olympic silver 1960), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2014)
1939 Highlights

About October 15, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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