On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1939

Historical Events

  • Clare Booth's "Margin for Error" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Frits Flinkevleugel, Dutch soccer defender (11 caps; DWS, FC Amsterdam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • Terrence McNally, American playwright (Kiss of the Spider Woman), born in St Petersburg, Florida (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Waldemar Lindgren, Swedish-American Geologist (economic geology, ore classification), dies at 79
1939 Highlights

About November 3, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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