Historical Events In 1938
Sunday, 25 August 2019
Dec 20 V.K. Zworykin receives patent on the Iconoscope TV system in the year 1938.
Dec 20 On this day in history vladimir K Zworykin (Penn) receives patent on Iconoscope TV system
Dec 22 On this day in history lucien Bouchard, lawyer, politician, born at St-Coeur-de-Marie, Quebec was born
Dec 23 Margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz" on this day in history.
Dec 23 In the year 1938 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 on this day in history.
Dec 27 On this day in history emile Vandervelde, President (1900–1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72
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 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 The birth of Jon Voight, American actor on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1938 richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter, dies at 70