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Historical Events In 1938

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Dec 20   V.K. Zworykin receives patent on the Iconoscope TV system in the year 1938.  

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

Dec 22   Lucien Bouchard, lawyer, politician, born at St-Coeur-de-Marie, Quebec was born in the year 1938.  

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

Dec 23   On this day in history robert Herrick, US writer (Chimes), dies at 70  

Dec 25   George Cukor announces Vivien Leigh will play Scarlett O'Hara on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Bradman scores 225 South Aust v Qld before Christ gets him out in the year 1938.  

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   Florence Lawrence, silent screen actress (Confidence), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 29   In the year 1938 construction on Lake Washington Floating Bridge, Seattle, begins  

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   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   In the year 1938 atje Keulen-Deelstra, Holland, speed skater (world champ)  

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

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   On this day in history birth of edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)  

Jan 05   Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders) was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- )  

Jan 05   Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890)  

Jan 17   William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903) died on this day in history.  

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

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