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Historical Events In 1938

Thursday, 25 April 2019

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   In the year 1938 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   On this day in history king Juan Carlos of Spain  

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

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

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

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   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 in the year 1938.  

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 in the year 1938.  

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

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) in the year 1938.  

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   On this day in history bradman scores 104* for South Australia v NSW at the SCG  

Jan 19   In the year 1938 gM began mass production of diesel engines  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   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   Bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28 in the year 1938.  

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 in the year 1938.  

Feb 04   In the year 1938 "Our Town," by Thornton Wilder opens on Broadway  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 05   Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903) died in the year 1938.  

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

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