What Happened on January 5, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bridget Parker, British equestrian 3 day event (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Amelia Earhart, American aviator and 1st woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, declared dead at 41 after her disappearance over the Pacific Ocean in 1937