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Historical Events In 1938

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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   On this day in history king Juan Carlos of Spain  

Jan 05   The birth of King Juan Carlos of Spain on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1938.  

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

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 in the year 1938.  

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

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

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

Jan 14   On this day in history national Society for the Legalization of Euthanasia formed (NY)  

Jan 16   In the year 1938 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   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   On this day in history gM began mass production of diesel engines  

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

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   In the year 1938 "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   On this day in history bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28  

Jan 31   In the year 1938 the birth of Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands  

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   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   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   In the year 1938 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   On this day in history birth of juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- )  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of leo Avery, abbot of Quarr  

Famous Deaths In 1938

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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   On this day in history death of gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890)  

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

Jan 28   Bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28 in the year 1938.  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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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