On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1939

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen), born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham (d. 2012)

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? 82 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

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