On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1939

Historical Events

  • Estonia accepts Soviet military bases
  • Final broadcast of The Fleischmann Hour was heard on radio

Treaty of Interest

German-Soviet Frontier Treaty is signed by Joachim von Ribbentrop and Vyacheslav Molotov; redraws German and Soviet spheres of influence in central Europe and transfers most of Lithuania to the USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolph Walker, Trinidadian-born British actor
  • Stuart Kauffman, American biologist

Famous Deaths

  • Felicjan Szopski, Polish composer, dies at 74
1939 Highlights

About September 28, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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