On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Farka Touré, Malian musician, born in Timbuktu Region, Mali (d. 2006)
  • Ron Rifkin, American actor (Arvin Sloane-Alias, L.A. Confidential), born in NYC, New York
  • Tom O'Connor, English comedian, born in Bootle, Merseyside, England

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Rank [Rosenfeld], Austria psychoanalyst (Trauma of Geburt), dies
1939 Highlights

About October 31, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 81 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio