Thursday 21 December 1939US date format: 12/21/1939, UK date format: 21/12/1939
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 1939). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kathryn Joosten and John Roe.
Of Mice and Men, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939
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- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Kathryn Joosten: Actress.
- John Roe: American merchandise marketer and CEO of...
- Lloyd Axworthy: Canadian academic and politician 2nd...
- Wafic Saïd: Syrian-Monacan businessman and...
- Hitler named Adolf Eichmann leader of Referat IV B