What Happened on October 18, 1939

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Too Many Girls" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Flavio Cotti, member of the Swiss Federal Council

Lee Harvey OswaldLee Harvey Oswald (1939-1963)

American assassin of JFK, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Mike DitkaMike Ditka (83 years old)

American NFL coach and tight-end (Bears, Cowboys, NFL rookie year 1961), born in Carnegie, Pennsylvania

Born in 1939
1939 Highlights

About October 18, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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