On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1939

Historical Events

Film Release

"Mr. Smith Goes to Washington", directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur, is released

1939 Highlights

About October 17, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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