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)
  • Paul Drayton, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1964), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2010)
1939 Highlights

About May 8, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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