What Happened on March 3, 1939

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Mahatma Gandhi begins a fast in Mumbai (Bombay) to protest against autocratic rule in India

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Frindall, English cricket scorer and statistician (BBC, "the Bearded Wonder"), born in Epsom, England (d. 2009)
  • Hans Pieter Verhagen, Dutch poet (Hoepla/Holland's Hole)
  • M L Jaisimha, cricketer (Indian batsman of the sixties)
Born in 1939
1939 Highlights

About March 3, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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