On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Luckhurst, cricketer (England opener of 60's & early 70's)
  • Derek Wadsworth, British jazz composer and arranger, born in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire (d. 2008)
  • Jane Bryant Quinn, newscaster/financial writer (Everyone's Money Book), born in Niagara Falls, New York
1939 Highlights

About February 5, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius