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Historical Events In 1938

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Jan 02   Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54 in the year 1938.  

Jan 03   March of Dimes established to fight polio on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1938 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1938.  

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   In the year 1938 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   Dutch govt starts obligatory unemployment insurance on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1938.  

Jan 25   Ian Hay's "Bachelor Born," premieres in NYC in the year 1938.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 04   In the year 1938 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   On this day in history birth of john Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)  

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1938 birth of edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history death of johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880)  

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

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

Feb 06   Marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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