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Historical Events Happened In 1938

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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

Jan 03   Arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history march of Dimes established to fight polio  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history the birth of King Juan Carlos of Spain  

Jan 06   On this day in history bronze memorial statue of Henry Hudson erected in Bronx  

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

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history frances Moulton elected first woman president of a US national bank  

Jan 13   The Church of England accepts the theory of evolution on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st jazz concert was held at Carnegie Hall (Benny Goodman)  

Jan 17   Supreme Soviet elects Michail Kalinin as presidium chairman on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   The Spanish Nationalist air force bombed Barcelona and Valencia, killing 700 civilians and wounding hundreds more on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Dutch government starts obligatory unemployment insurance on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 25   Ian Hay's "Bachelor Born," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

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   "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 People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   John Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)  

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   On this day in history birth of leo Avery, abbot of Quarr  

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   Johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 06   Marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77 on this day in history.