On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1939

Famous Birthdays

  • Consuelo Ynares-Santiago, Filipino Supreme Court jurist, born in Binangonan, Rizal, Philippines
  • Marie Laforêt, French singer and actress, born in Soulac-sur-Mer, Gironde France
  • Marie-Claire Blais, French Canadian author and playwright, born in Quebec, Canada
  • Walter Wolf, Slovenian-Canadian industrialist, born in Graz, Austria
1939 Highlights

About October 5, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra