On This Day

November 18, 1939 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Dutch KNSM passenger ship Simón Bolívar hits German mine, 86 die
  • The Irish Republican Army explodes three bombs in Piccadilly Circus

Birthdays in History

  • John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood, Canadian author/poet, born in Ottawa, Ontario

1939 in History