What Happened on September 23, 1939

Historical Events

  • Cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Blofeld, English cricket commentator
  • Janusz Gajos, Polish actor
  • Jerry Cole [Jerald Kolbrak], American session guitarist (Wrecking Crew), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 2008)
  • Roy Buchanan, American blues guitarist, born in Ozark, Arkansas (d. 1988)
Born in 1939

Famous Deaths

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)

Austrian neurologist and father of Psychology, dies at 83

1939 Highlights

About September 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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