On This Day

November 16, 1939 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Historic Event

Al Capone freed from Alcatraz jail

Gangster Al Capone
Al Capone
  • German U-boat torpedoes tanker Sliedrecht near Ireland

Deaths in History

  • Pierce Butler, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1866)
1939 in History