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Historical Events In 1938

Friday, 27 November 2020

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

Nov 01   On this day in history german colonel-general Gerd von Runstedt retires  

Nov 02   Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Chris Robinson, Fla, actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   P J Proby, [James Marcus Smith], Houston Texas, American rocker in the year 1938.  

Nov 07   Dee Clark, Arkansas, singer (Hambone, Nobody But You) on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1938 earnest von Rath, German antifascist/diplomat, murdered  

Nov 08   1st black woman legislator, Crystal Bird Fauset of Phila in the year 1938.  

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   "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 al Capp, cartoonist of Lil' Abner creates Sadie Hawkins Day  

Nov 09   In the year 1938 vasily Blyukher, Soviet military commander (b.1889)  

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   Hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland on this day in history.  

Nov 13   America's 1st saint, Mother Frances Cabrini, beatified on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Dutch DC3 crashes at Schiphol, 6 die on this day in history.  

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

Nov 15   On this day in history george Glover, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies  

Nov 16   K B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India in the year 1938.  

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

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

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 in the year 1938.  

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) in the year 1938.  

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

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

Nov 21   Robert Drivas, [Choromokos], Chicago, actor (Our Private World) in the year 1938.  

Nov 23   On this day in history august TC Kiehl, actor (Hope of Blessing), dies at 84  

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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   On this day in history birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

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   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 in the year 1938.  

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

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   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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