Historical Events In 1938
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Dec 20 V.K. Zworykin receives patent on the Iconoscope TV system in the year 1938.
Dec 20 Vladimir K Zworykin (Penn) receives patent on Iconoscope TV system on this day in history.
Dec 22 Lucien Bouchard, lawyer, politician, born at St-Coeur-de-Marie, Quebec was born in the year 1938.
Dec 23 Margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz" on this day in history.
Dec 23 On this day in history robert Herrick, US writer (Chimes), dies at 70
Dec 25 George Cukor announces Vivien Leigh will play Scarlett O'Hara on this day in history.
Dec 26 Bradman scores 225 South Aust v Qld before Christ gets him out in the year 1938.
Dec 27 Emile Vandervelde, President (1900–1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72 on this day in history.
Dec 28 Florence Lawrence, silent screen actress (Confidence), dies at 48 on this day in history.
Dec 28 On this day in history paul Gibb scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v South Africa
Dec 29 In the year 1938 construction on Lake Washington Floating Bridge, Seattle, begins
Dec 29 Jon Voight, Yonkers, NY, actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy) in the year 1938.
Dec 29 In the year 1938 the birth of Jon Voight, American actor
Dec 30 In the year 1938 electronic television system patented (V K Zworykin)
Dec 30 On this day in history electronic television system patented, VK Zworykin
Dec 31 In the year 1938 atje Keulen-Deelstra, Holland, speed skater (world champ)
Dec 31 On this day in history dr R N Harger's "drunkometer," 1st breath test, introduced in Indiana
Dec 31 Richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter, dies at 70 on this day in history.