On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Sonny Turner, American singer (The Platters, 1959-70 - "With This Ring", The Metrotones), born in Fairmont, West Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Laemmle, German-born American film producer (Universal Pictures), dies of cardiovascular disease at 72
1939 Highlights

About September 24, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years
Leap Year: No

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