On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Cesare Fiorio, Italian sporting director of various Formula One teams, born in Turin, Italy
  • James R. Jones, American lawyer and politician (U.S. Ambassador to Mexico), born in Muskogee, Oklahoma
1939 Highlights

About May 5, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus