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Historical Events In 1938

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Dec 20   In the year 1938 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   In the year 1938 lucien Bouchard, lawyer, politician, born at St-Coeur-de-Marie, Quebec was born  

Dec 23   In the year 1938 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 in the year 1938.  

Dec 26   In the year 1938 bradman scores 225 South Aust v Qld before Christ gets him out  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Construction on Lake Washington Floating Bridge, Seattle, begins in the year 1938.  

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   Electronic television system patented (V K Zworykin) in the year 1938.  

Dec 30   Electronic television system patented, VK Zworykin in the year 1938.  

Dec 31   On this day in history atje Keulen-Deelstra, Holland, speed skater (world champ)  

Dec 31   Dr R N Harger's "drunkometer," 1st breath test, introduced in Indiana in the year 1938.  

Dec 31   In the year 1938 richard N Roland Holst, Dutch artist/painter, dies at 70  

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Famous Birthdays In 1938

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of john Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

Jan 02   Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author was born in the year 1938.  

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   Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- ) was born in the year 1938.  

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   Arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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   William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79 in the year 1938.  

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 in the year 1938.  

Feb 06   Marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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