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Historical Events In 1938

Monday, 21 September 2020

Dec 20   On this day in history v.K. Zworykin receives patent on the Iconoscope TV system  

Dec 20   Vladimir K Zworykin (Penn) receives patent on Iconoscope TV system on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history lucien Bouchard, lawyer, politician, born at St-Coeur-de-Marie, Quebec was born  

Dec 23   On this day in history margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz"  

Dec 23   Robert Herrick, US writer (Chimes), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Paul Gibb scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v South Africa in the year 1938.  

Dec 29   Construction on Lake Washington Floating Bridge, Seattle, begins on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Jon Voight, Yonkers, NY, actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy) in the year 1938.  

Dec 29   On this day in history the birth of Jon Voight, American actor  

Dec 30   On this day in history electronic television system patented (V K Zworykin)  

Dec 30   On this day in history electronic television system patented, VK Zworykin  

Dec 31   Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Holland, speed skater (world champ) on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1938.  

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1938 birth of hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders) was born in the year 1938.  

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   Johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1938 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   In the year 1938 william H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79  

Jan 28   On this day in history bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28  

Feb 05   Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903) died on this day in history.  

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

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