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

Person of interestSigmund Freud

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

Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Psychology
Sigmund Freud

1939 Highlights

About September 23, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra