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Historical Events In 1938

Friday, 18 September 2020

Oct 31   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1938 babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager  

Nov 05   Chris Robinson, Fla, actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World) in the year 1938.  

Nov 05   In the year 1938 ottawa Roughriders score on 5-man, 4-lateral, 65-yard punt return  

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

Nov 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history dee Clark, Arkansas, singer (Hambone, Nobody But You)  

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

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

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   "Kristallnacht": Anti-Jewish riots in Germany and Austria. 300,000 are arrested, 191 synagogues are destroyed, 7,500 shops are looted in the year 1938.  

Nov 09   In the year 1938 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland in the year 1938.  

Nov 13   On this day in history america's 1st saint, Mother Frances Cabrini, beatified  

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

Nov 15   In the year 1938 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   On this day in history k B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India  

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   On this day in history canadian author Margaret Atwood is born  

Nov 18   In the year 1938 trade union members elect John L. Lewis as the first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.  

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

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

Nov 21   -24] Belgian king Leopold III visits Netherlands on this day in history.  

Nov 21   On this day in history leopold Godowsky, pianist/composer, dies at 68  

Nov 21   Robert Drivas, [Choromokos], Chicago, actor (Our Private World) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author  

Jan 04   In the year 1938 birth of louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open)  

Jan 05   Edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)  

Jan 05   Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- ) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1938 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1938 william H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79  

Jan 28   In the year 1938 bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28  

Feb 05   On this day in history death of hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)  

Feb 06   In the year 1938 marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77  

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