On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1939

Historical Events

  • Glamour magazine begins publishing
  • Guy Lombardo & Royal Canadians 1st record "Auld Lang Syne"

Famous Birthdays

  • Marion Marlowe, American singer (Arthur Godfrey & Friends), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Panajot Pano, Albanian football star known as the "The little Puskás", born in Durrës, Albania (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • Amadeo Roldán, Cuban composer and violinist, dies at 38
  • John Jules Barrish, Irish writer and philosopher, dies at 53
1939 Highlights

About March 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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