On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "All the Things You Are" recorded by Tommy Dorsey Orch
  • Pope Pius XII publishes his 1st encyclical Summi pontificatus

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Siegel, rock bassist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Raymond Jones, British keyboardist and songwriter, born in Oldham