On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1939

Historical Events

  • "3 Little Fishies" by Kay Kyser swam to #1
  • 1st regular transatlantic airmail (Pan Am: NY to Marsseille France)

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Carr, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39), dies at 59
1939 Highlights

About May 20, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus