On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1939

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jean Genet's "Ondine" premieres in Paris

Novelist and Playwright Jean Genet
Novelist and Playwright
Jean Genet

Famous Deaths

  • Eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80
1939 Highlights

About August 3, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo