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Historical Events In 1938

Thursday, 25 April 2019

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

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 in the year 1938.  

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   On this day in history george Cukor announces Vivien Leigh will play Scarlett O'Hara  

Dec 26   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 29   The birth of Jon Voight, American actor on this day in history.  

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

Dec 30   Electronic television system patented, VK Zworykin on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   John Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author  

Jan 04   In the year 1938 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 in the year 1938.  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of leo Avery, abbot of Quarr  

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 in the year 1938.  

Jan 10   On this day in history willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1938.  

Feb 05   On this day in history death of hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)  

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

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