What Happened on November 5, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Fionna Duncan, Scottish jazz vocalist (Clyde Valley Stompers), born in Garelochhead, Scotland
  • Kenneth Walter, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 6 wickets), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2003)
Born in 1939

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? 83 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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