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Historical Events In 1938

Friday, 04 December 2020

Dec 20   In the year 1938 v.K. Zworykin receives patent on the Iconoscope TV system  

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

Dec 22   Lucien Bouchard, lawyer, politician, born at St-Coeur-de-Marie, Quebec was born on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz" on this day in history.  

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

Dec 25   In the year 1938 george Cukor announces Vivien Leigh will play Scarlett O'Hara  

Dec 26   Bradman scores 225 South Aust v Qld before Christ gets him out on this day in history.  

Dec 27   In the year 1938 emile Vandervelde, President (1900–1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72  

Dec 28   On this day in history florence Lawrence, silent screen actress (Confidence), dies at 48  

Dec 28   Paul Gibb scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v South Africa on this day in history.  

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

Dec 29   In the year 1938 jon Voight, Yonkers, NY, actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy)  

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   Richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- ) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1938 death of gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890)  

Jan 17   On this day in history william H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79  

Jan 28   Bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1938 death of hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)  

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

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