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Historical Events In 1938

Sunday, 25 August 2019

Jan 02   Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded in the year 1938.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1938 march of Dimes established to fight polio  

Jan 03   The March of Dimes campaign to stomp out polio is organized on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1938.  

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1938.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1938 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   In the year 1938 national Society for the Legalization of Euthanasia formed (NY)  

Jan 16   On this day in history 1st jazz concert was held at Carnegie Hall (Benny Goodman)  

Jan 17   In the year 1938 supreme Soviet elects Michail Kalinin as presidium chairman  

Jan 17   William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79 in the year 1938.  

Jan 18   Bradman scores 104* for South Australia v NSW at the SCG on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1938 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1938.  

Feb 03   In the year 1938 paul Osborn's "On Borrowed Time," premieres in NYC  

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   John Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World) was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 02   In the year 1938 birth of hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author  

Jan 04   Louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open) was born in the year 1938.  

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 in the year 1938.  

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

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   In the year 1938 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 in the year 1938.  

Jan 17   In the year 1938 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   In the year 1938 death of hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)  

Feb 06   Marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77 in the year 1938.  

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