What Happened on May 3, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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)
  • José Torres, Puerto Rican boxer (Olympics 1956 silver), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

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