Tuesday 24 January 1939
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Gunga Din, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Ray Stevens in Clarksdale: Georgia, USA; singer ("Ahab the Arab", "The Streak").
- José Argüelles: American esoteric author, specialist in Mayan and New Age prophesies.
- Ray Stevens: Country Singer.
- Maximilian Bircher-Benner: Swiss physician and a pioneer in nutritional research.
- 30,000 killed by earthquake in Concepcion Chile.
- Eddie Collins, Willie Keeler and George Sisler elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
- Spanish government moves to Figueras.
- The deadliest earthquake in Chilean history strikes Chillan.
- An earthquake kills 30,000 in Chile, and razes about .
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