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