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
  • Patric Standford, British composer (Taikayoku; Christus Requiem), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England (d. 2014)
1939 Highlights

About February 5, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius