What Happened on May 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Germany and Italy announce an alliance known as the Rome-Berlin Axis

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Maestro, NY rock vocalist (Crests-16 Candles, Brooklyn Bridge)
  • Marco St John, actor (Rayford-Ball Four), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Rudolphus FM "Ruud" Lubbers, director Dutch/CDA-premier (1982-94)
  • Sidney Altman, Canadian molecular biologist, Nobel laureate
  • Volker Braun, German writer (Provocation for me), born in Dresden