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Historical Events In 1938

Sunday, 17 February 2019

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   In the year 1938 march of Dimes established to fight polio  

Jan 03   In the year 1938 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   Bronze memorial statue of Henry Hudson erected in Bronx in the year 1938.  

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

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

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

Jan 10   Eduard van Beinum becomes world's 1st conductor at Concert Hall on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history eduard van Beinum becomes world's first conductor at Concert Hall  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1938 dutch government starts obligatory unemployment insurance  

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

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   In the year 1938 thornton Wilder's play, Our Town, debuts in Princeton, New Jersey.  

Jan 25   On this day in history ian Hay's "Bachelor Born," premieres in NYC  

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

Jan 31   The birth of Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands in the year 1938.  

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 in the year 1938.  

Feb 04   Adolf Hitler takes command of the German Army in the year 1938.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1938

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 02   In the year 1938 birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

Jan 02   Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author was born in the year 1938.  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- )  

Jan 05   Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr was born in the year 1938.  

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   On this day in history willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68  

Jan 12   In the year 1938 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   In the year 1938 death of hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)  

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

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