On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Foxx, American soul songwriter, guitarist, and singer (Mockingbird), born in Greensboro, North Carolina (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Zane Grey, American western writer (Spirit of the Border), dies at 67
1939 Highlights

About October 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio