What Happened on October 24, 1939

Historical Events

  • Nylon stockings go on sale for first time (Wilmington, Delaware)

Famous Birthdays

F. Murray Abraham

F. Murray Abraham, American actor (All the President's Men and Amadeus), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Uri Sharvit, Israeli composer, born in Jerusalem
1939 Highlights

About October 24, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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