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Historical Events Happened In 1938

Saturday, 29 November 2014

Jan 02   Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54 in the year 1938.  

Jan 03   March of Dimes established to fight polio on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history the March of Dimes campaign to stomp out polio is organized  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 king Juan Carlos of Spain  

Jan 05   The birth of King Juan Carlos of Spain in the year 1938.  

Jan 06   Bronze memorial statue of Henry Hudson erected in Bronx on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Bronze memorial statue of Henry Hudson erected in the Bronx in the year 1938.  

Jan 08   In the year 1938 bradman scores 107 for South Australia v Qld (1st innings)  

Jan 08   Bradman scores 107 for South Australia vs Queensland (1st innings) in the year 1938.  

Jan 10   Eduard van Beinum becomes world's 1st conductor at Concert Hall in the year 1938.  

Jan 10   In the year 1938 eduard van Beinum becomes world's first conductor at Concert Hall  

Jan 10   Willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Bradman scores a second innings 113 v Qld after a ton in the 1st in the year 1938.  

Jan 11   On this day in history frances Moulton elected first woman president of a US national bank  

Jan 13   In the year 1938 the Church of England accepts the theory of evolution.  

Jan 14   In the year 1938 national Society for Legalization of Euthanasia forms (NY)  

Jan 14   National Society for the Legalization of Euthanasia formed (NY) on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1938 1st jazz concert was held at Carnegie Hall (Benny Goodman)  

Jan 17   Supreme Soviet elects Michail Kalinin as presidium chairman in the year 1938.  

Jan 17   On this day in history william H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79  

Jan 18   On this day in history bradman scores 104* for South Australia v NSW at the SCG  

Jan 19   GM began mass production of diesel engines in the year 1938.  

Jan 19   The Spanish Nationalist air force bombed Barcelona and Valencia, killing 700 civilians and wounding hundreds more in the year 1938.  

Jan 21   Dutch government starts obligatory unemployment insurance in the year 1938.  

Jan 21   Dutch govt starts obligatory unemployment insurance in the year 1938.  

Jan 22   On this day in history "Our Town," Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winner of small-town life in Grover's Corners, NH, premieres (NJ)  

Jan 22   On this day in history thornton Wilder's play, Our Town, debuts in Princeton, New Jersey.  

Jan 25   Ian Hay's "Bachelor Born," premieres in NYC in the year 1938.  

Jan 28   Bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history the birth of Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands  

Feb 03   Paul Osborn's "On Borrowed Time," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history "Our Town," by Thornton Wilder opens on Broadway  

Feb 04   On this day in history adolf Hitler takes command of the German Army  

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Famous Birthdays In 1938

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of john Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)  

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92) was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 05   Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- ) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1938

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54  

Jan 08   On this day in history death of johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880)  

Jan 10   Willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68 in the year 1938.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890)  

Jan 17   William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28  

Feb 05   Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903) died in the year 1938.  

Feb 06   On this day in history marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77