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Historical Events In 1938

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Nov 23   In the year 1938 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.  

Nov 24   In the year 1938 clifford Odets' "Rocket to the Moon," premieres in NYC  

Nov 26   On this day in history henry Schultz, US farm commune, dies  

Nov 26   The birth of Tina Turner, American singer and actress in the year 1938.  

Nov 26   Tina Turner born on this day in history.  

Nov 28   4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian (QB) in the year 1938.  

Nov 29   In the year 1938 mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany  

Nov 30   Corneliu Codreanu, Romania fascist/putschist (Iron Guard), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Fascist coup in Romania, fails in the year 1938.  

Dec 01   In the year 1938 a fine of One Billion Marks is levied against German Jews for the destruction caused during Kristallnacht.  

Dec 01   School bus & train collide in Salt Lake City Utah in the year 1938.  

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

Dec 02   On this day in history first Harwich-England bound train with 200 German-Jewish orphaned children arrives from Holland. Eventually, 50,000 German Jews find safety in Great Britain.  

Dec 03   AAU's decides to continue linear measuring system over metric on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 05   Christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn, pianist/composer, dies at 54 in the year 1938.  

Dec 05   John J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight) in the year 1938.  

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   Philip Barry's "Here Come the Clowns," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Dec 08   On this day in history highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif  

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

Dec 10   On this day in history mario Pilati, composer, dies at 35  

Dec 11   NY Giants win NFL championship in the year 1938.  

Dec 13   "Aryanization" decree is enacted, all Jewish property is transferred to Aryan possession in the year 1938.  

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

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

Dec 14   AL permits Cleveland & Philadelphia to play night games on this day in history.  

Dec 14   Marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Dec 15   On this day in history groundbreaking begins for Jefferson Memorial in Wash DC  

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

Dec 17   Utrecht Central Station destroyed by fire in the year 1938.  

Dec 19   On this day in history 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.  

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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   In the year 1938 birth of edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)  

Jan 05   Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1938 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   On this day in history willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68  

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   Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77  

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