On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Eberhard Koellner, German DR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 31 backup)
  • Jim Baxter, Scottish footballer (d. 2001)
  • Larry Linville, Ojai California, actor (Frank Burns-M*A*S*H, Blue Movie)
  • Molly Haskell, American film critic
  • Tommy Boyce, American songwriter (Boyce & Hart, Monkees), born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Dickstein, mathematician, dies
1939 Highlights

About September 29, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra