On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1939

Historical Events

  • First flight of the Australian C.A.C. CA-16 Wirraway military aircraft
  • Heinkel He 100 fighter sets a world airspeed record of 463 mph

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Herbin, French soccer defender (23 caps; Saint-Étienne) and manager (Saint-Étienne, Lyon, Strasbourg), born in Paris, France (d. 2020)
1939 Highlights

About March 30, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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