On This Day

October 16, 1939 in Music

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Kaufman and Moss Hart's "The Man Who Came to Dinner" premieres in NYC, running until 1941 for 739 performances

Playwright Moss Hart
Moss Hart

Deaths in Music

  • Carl Henrik Ludolf Nielsen, composer, dies at 63