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Historical Events In 1938

Saturday, 10 April 2021

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 in the year 1938.  

Oct 31   In the year 1938 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   On this day in history babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager  

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

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

Nov 06   In the year 1938 p J Proby, [James Marcus Smith], Houston Texas, American rocker  

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

Nov 07   On this day in history earnest von Rath, German antifascist/diplomat, murdered  

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

Nov 09   In the year 1938 "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 "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   On this day in history vasily Blyukher, Soviet military commander (b.1889)  

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

Nov 11   German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 14   In the year 1938 dutch DC3 crashes at Schiphol, 6 die  

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

Nov 15   George Glover, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies in the year 1938.  

Nov 16   On this day in history k B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India  

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

Nov 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1938 trade union members elect John L. Lewis as the first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.  

Nov 20   On this day in history 1st documented anti-semitic remarks over US radio (by Father Coughlin)  

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

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   On this day in history robert Drivas, [Choromokos], Chicago, actor (Our Private World)  

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   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 in the year 1938.  

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   Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders) was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 05   Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- ) was born in the year 1938.  

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   Arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   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   Marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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