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Historical Events In 1938

Saturday, 15 May 2021

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

Jan 03   In the year 1938 arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54  

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

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

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

Jan 11   Bradman scores a second innings 113 v Qld after a ton in the 1st in the year 1938.  

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

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) in the year 1938.  

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

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 in the year 1938.  

Jan 17   William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1938 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   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) on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Thornton Wilder's play, Our Town, debuts in Princeton, New Jersey on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1938 ian Hay's "Bachelor Born," premieres in NYC  

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

Jan 31   On this day in history the birth of Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands  

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

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born in the year 1938.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1938 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   On this day in history birth of jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)  

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 in the year 1938.  

Jan 08   Johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880) died in the year 1938.  

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

Jan 12   Gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890) died in the year 1938.  

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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