On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1939

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Pieter Verhagen, Dutch poet (Hoepla/Holland's Hole)
  • M L Jaisimha, cricketer (Indian batsman of the sixties)
1939 Highlights

About March 3, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces