On This Day

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
  • Roy Buchanan, American blues guitarist, born in Ozark, Arkansas (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and creator of psychoanalysis, dies at 83

1939 Highlights

About September 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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