On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilbert E. Patterson, American minister and presiding bishop of the Church of God in Christ (d. 2007)
  • Junko Tabei, Japanese mountain-climber, 1st woman to climb Mount Everest, born in Miharu (d. 2016)
  • Mike Sullivan, (Gov-Wyoming)
  • Timothy Wirth, American politician (Rep-D-CO, 1975-87), President of United Nations Foundation, born in Santa Fe, New Mexico
1939 Highlights

About September 22, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo