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Historical Events Happened In 1938

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Jan 02   On this day in history book publisher Simon and Schuster founded  

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   King Juan Carlos of Spain in the year 1938.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1938 bronze memorial statue of Henry Hudson erected in Bronx  

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

Jan 08   Bradman scores 107 for South Australia v Qld (1st innings) on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history bradman scores 107 for South Australia vs Queensland (1st innings)  

Jan 10   In the year 1938 eduard van Beinum becomes world's 1st conductor at Concert Hall  

Jan 10   Eduard van Beinum becomes world's first conductor at Concert Hall on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Frances Moulton elected first woman president of a US national bank in the year 1938.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 17   On this day in history supreme Soviet elects Michail Kalinin as presidium chairman  

Jan 17   In the year 1938 william H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79  

Jan 18   In the year 1938 bradman scores 104* for South Australia v NSW at the SCG  

Jan 19   GM began mass production of diesel engines on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1938 dutch government starts obligatory unemployment insurance  

Jan 21   On this day in history dutch govt starts obligatory unemployment insurance  

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   In the year 1938 bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28  

Jan 31   The birth of Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1938

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Jan 02   In the year 1938 birth of john Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)  

Jan 05   Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- ) was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of leo Avery, abbot of Quarr  

Famous Deaths In 1938

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

Jan 10   In the year 1938 willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68  

Jan 12   Gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   Bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28 in the year 1938.  

Feb 05   On this day in history death of hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)  

Feb 06   In the year 1938 marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77  

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