On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Amos Oz, Israeli author (My Michael), born in Jerusalem
  • Paul Gleason, American actor (Breakfast Club, Die Hard), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)
1939 Highlights

About May 4, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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