On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • János Göröcs, Hungarian soccer midfielder (62 caps; Újpesti Dózsa, Tatabányai Bányász), born in Gánt, Hungary (d. 2020)
  • Otis Paul Drayton, Glen Cove NY, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1964)
1939 Highlights

About May 8, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus