On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1939

Historical Events

Historic Event

Adolf Hitler announces plans to regulate Jewish problem

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Adolf Hitler denies he intends to go to war against France and Britain
  • Last Polish army is defeated in World War II.

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas K Bereuter, (Rep-R-Nebraska, 1979- )
  • John J LaFalce, (Rep-D-NY, 1975- )
  • Melvyn Bragg, British broadcaster (The South Bank Show, 1978–2010), born in Carlisle, England
1939 Highlights

About October 6, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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