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Historical Events In 1938

Monday, 15 August 2022

Oct 31   On this day in history great Depression: In an effort to try restore investor confidence, the New York Stock Exchange unveils a fifteen-point program aimed to upgrade protection for the investing public.  

Oct 31   Orson Wells' radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds" in Mercury Theatre's Halloween treat, tricks thousands on this day in history.  

Nov 01   German colonel-general Gerd von Runstedt retires on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager in the year 1938.  

Nov 05   On this day in history chris Robinson, Fla, actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World)  

Nov 05   Ottawa Roughriders score on 5-man, 4-lateral, 65-yard punt return in the year 1938.  

Nov 06   In the year 1938 3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game  

Nov 06   In the year 1938 herschel Grynszpan assassinates Ernst vom Rath, third secretary of the German embassy in Paris.  

Nov 06   On this day in history p J Proby, [James Marcus Smith], Houston Texas, American rocker  

Nov 07   In the year 1938 dee Clark, Arkansas, singer (Hambone, Nobody But You)  

Nov 07   Earnest von Rath, German antifascist/diplomat, murdered in the year 1938.  

Nov 08   On this day in history 1st black woman legislator, Crystal Bird Fauset of Phila  

Nov 09   "Kristallnacht" Anti-Jewish riots in Germany and Austria. 300,000 are arrested, 191 synagogues are destroyed, 7,500 shops are looted on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history "Kristallnacht": Anti-Jewish riots in Germany and Austria. 300,000 are arrested, 191 synagogues are destroyed, 7,500 shops are looted.  

Nov 09   On this day in history al Capp, cartoonist of Lil' Abner creates Sadie Hawkins Day  

Nov 09   Vasily Blyukher, Soviet military commander (b.1889) in the year 1938.  

Nov 10   On this day in history 8.3 earthquake shakes East of Shumagin Islands, Alaska  

Nov 11   German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi in the year 1938.  

Nov 12   On this day in history hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland  

Nov 13   In the year 1938 america's 1st saint, Mother Frances Cabrini, beatified  

Nov 14   On this day in history dutch DC3 crashes at Schiphol, 6 die  

Nov 15   On this day in history 1st telecast of an unscheduled event (fire), W2XBT, NY  

Nov 15   In the year 1938 george Glover, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies  

Nov 16   K B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Italy passes their own version of anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1938 italy passes their own version of the anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws  

Nov 18   Canadian author Margaret Atwood is born on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Trade union members elect John L. Lewis as the first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1938 1st documented anti-semitic remarks over US radio (by Father Coughlin)  

Nov 20   Documented anti-Semitic remarks are heard over US radio (by Father Coughlin) on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1938 -24] Belgian king Leopold III visits Netherlands  

Nov 21   In the year 1938 leopold Godowsky, pianist/composer, dies at 68  

Nov 21   In the year 1938 robert Drivas, [Choromokos], Chicago, actor (Our Private World)  

Nov 23   August TC Kiehl, actor (Hope of Blessing), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1938 death of johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880)  

Jan 10   In the year 1938 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 in the year 1938.  

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

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 in the year 1938.  

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