On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Walter, South African cricket pace bowler (1961-62 series v NZ), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Barrois, French geologist and palaeontologist, dies at 88
1939 Highlights

About November 5, 1939

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio