What Happened on January 19, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Barend J du Plessis, South African minister of Finance (1984- )

Person of interestMary Mills

Mary Mills, American golfer (US Open 1963, PGA 1964, 73), born in Laurel, Mississippi

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • Mike Reid, English comedian (d. 2007)
  • Paolo Borsellino, Italian magistrate (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • William E. Borah, American lawyer and politician (Republican U.S. Senator from Idaho), dies at 74