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Historical Events In 1938

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Nov 23   Bob Hope and Shirley Ross recorded a song for the film, The Big Broadcast of 1938. Thanks for the Memory became Decca record number 2219. It also became Hope’s theme song on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history clifford Odets' "Rocket to the Moon," premieres in NYC  

Nov 26   In the year 1938 henry Schultz, US farm commune, dies  

Nov 26   In the year 1938 the birth of Tina Turner, American singer and actress  

Nov 26   Tina Turner born on this day in history.  

Nov 28   4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian (QB) on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Corneliu Codreanu, Romania fascist/putschist (Iron Guard), dies in the year 1938.  

Nov 30   In the year 1938 fascist coup in Romania, fails  

Dec 01   On this day in history a fine of One Billion Marks is levied against German Jews for the destruction caused during Kristallnacht.  

Dec 01   On this day in history school bus & train collide in Salt Lake City Utah  

Dec 01   School bus and train collide in Salt Lake City Utah on this day in history.  

Dec 02   First Harwich-England bound train with 200 German-Jewish orphaned children arrives from Holland. Eventually, 50,000 German Jews find safety in Great Britain in the year 1938.  

Dec 03   On this day in history aAU's decides to continue linear measuring system over metric  

Dec 03   Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon) in the year 1938.  

Dec 04   Dina Appeldoorn, Dutch pianist/composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   In the year 1938 christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn, pianist/composer, dies at 54  

Dec 05   John J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight) on this day in history.  

Dec 06   117 Spanish knights under capt Piet Laros return to Netherlands in the year 1938.  

Dec 07   Harry Moses, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1887-95), dies in the year 1938.  

Dec 07   On this day in history philip Barry's "Here Come the Clowns," premieres in NYC  

Dec 08   Highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif in the year 1938.  

Dec 10   On this day in history 26th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7  

Dec 10   In the year 1938 mario Pilati, composer, dies at 35  

Dec 11   NY Giants win NFL championship on this day in history.  

Dec 13   "Aryanization" decree is enacted, all Jewish property is transferred to Aryan possession on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history los Angeles freezes at 28ø  

Dec 13   Los Angeles freezes at 28°F on this day in history.  

Dec 14   AL permits Cleveland & Philadelphia to play night games in the year 1938.  

Dec 14   On this day in history marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76  

Dec 15   Groundbreaking begins for Jefferson Memorial in Wash DC in the year 1938.  

Dec 16   Bradman scores 143 South Aust v NSW, 11 fours 91 singles on this day in history.  

Dec 17   In the year 1938 utrecht Central Station destroyed by fire  

Dec 19   Nazi "Ransom Plan" is rejected here, Joint Distribution Committee's Boycott Council votes for intensification of boycott against German goods. Failure of "Barter Plan" is seen in the year 1938.  

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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   In the year 1938 birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

Jan 02   In the year 1938 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 in the year 1938.  

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 in the year 1938.  

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   Willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68 in the year 1938.  

Jan 12   Gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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