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Historical Events In 1938

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jan 02   In the year 1938 book publisher Simon and Schuster founded  

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

Jan 03   March of Dimes established to fight polio in the year 1938.  

Jan 03   The March of Dimes campaign to stomp out polio is organized in the year 1938.  

Jan 05   On this day in history king Juan Carlos of Spain  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 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   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   On this day in history eduard van Beinum becomes world's first conductor at Concert Hall  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history bradman scores a second innings 113 v Qld after a ton in the 1st  

Jan 11   Frances Moulton elected first woman president of a US national bank on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   National Society for Legalization of Euthanasia forms (NY) in the year 1938.  

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

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

Jan 18   Bradman scores 104* for South Australia v NSW at the SCG in the year 1938.  

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   Dutch government starts obligatory unemployment insurance in the year 1938.  

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) in the year 1938.  

Jan 22   In the year 1938 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 in the year 1938.  

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

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

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

Feb 04   Adolf Hitler takes command of the German Army on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1938 birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

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 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   In the year 1938 birth of juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- )  

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 in the year 1938.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1938 death of gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890)  

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

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

Feb 05   Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903) died on this day in history.  

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

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