What Happened on May 3, 1939

Historical Events

  • The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Subhash Chandra Bose

Famous Birthdays

  • Aydın Yelken, Turkish soccer forward (9 caps; Karagümrük, Fenerbahçe, Altay, İzmirspor), born in İstanbul, Turkey (d. 2022)
  • Jonathan Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen), born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham (d. 2012)
Born in 1939

Famous Deaths

  • [Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, German general, dies at 71
1939 Highlights

About May 3, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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