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Historical Events In 1938

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Dec 20   On this day in history 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   On this day in history margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz"  

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 in the year 1938.  

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

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   Jon Voight, Yonkers, NY, actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy) in the year 1938.  

Dec 29   On this day in history the birth of Jon Voight, American actor  

Dec 30   In the year 1938 electronic television system patented (V K Zworykin)  

Dec 30   In the year 1938 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   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 in the year 1938.  

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1938 birth of juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- )  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of leo Avery, abbot of Quarr  

Famous Deaths In 1938

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54  

Jan 08   Johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880) died in the year 1938.  

Jan 10   In the year 1938 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   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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