On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1939

Historical Events

  • Japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump exploded at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94

Famous Birthdays

  • Leo Brouwer, Cuban composer, conductor and musician, born in Havana
  • Warren Davis, rocker (Monotones)
1939 Highlights

About March 1, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces