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Historical Events In 1938

Sunday, 17 February 2019

Mar 03   Arthur Koestler, writer, dies at 32 in the year 1938.  

Mar 07   On this day in history dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers"  

Mar 09   Sydney Baynes, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1938.  

Mar 11   A world record for the indoor mile run was set at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. Glenn Cunningham made the distance in 4 minutes, 4.4 seconds on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria  

Mar 11   On this day in history artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria; German troops also entered the country  

Mar 11   German troops enter Austria in the year 1938.  

Mar 12   In the year 1938 germans enter Vienna, and 183,000 Jews in Austria fall under Nazi control. Within one month, 500 Jews commit suicide.  

Mar 12   Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss) on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history "Anschluss," annexation of Austria to the Third Reich.  

Mar 13   On this day in history anschluá-Austria annexed by Nazi Germany  

Mar 13   On this day in history clarence S Darrow, Scopes Monkey Trial attorney, dies in Chicago at 80  

Mar 13   Nazi Germany invade Austria, making it a German Reich province in the year 1938.  

Mar 15   In the year 1938 edmund Tylecote, cricketer (England keeper in 6 Tests 1882-86), dies  

Mar 15   Saudi Arabia began producing oil, a natural resource that would transform a virtual dust bowl of a nation into one so wealthy that King Faisal's main problem was what to do with too much money on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Egon Friedell, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1938 noël Coward's musical "Operette", premieres in London  

Mar 16   Noel Coward's musical "Operette," premieres in London in the year 1938.  

Mar 17   The birth of Rudolf Nureyev, World renowned Russian ballet dancer on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Cyril Rootham, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties  

Mar 18   In the year 1938 president Cardena of Mexico nationalizes US & British oil companies  

Mar 19   Toronto Maple Leafs score 8 goals in 5 minutes on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1938 oscar Apfel, actor (Inspiration), dies at 60  

Mar 23   On this day in history judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis frees 74 St L Cardinals minor leaguers  

Mar 25   1st US bred horse (Battleship) to win Grand National Steeplechase in the year 1938.  

Mar 26   NBC radio performance of Howard Hanson's 3rd Symphony on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher/psychologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   The Battle of Taierzhuang takes place in the year 1938.  

Mar 31   In the year 1938 willem J T Kloos, Dutch poet/critic (New Guide), dies at 78  

Apr 01   Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, NY in the year 1938.  

Apr 01   The birth of Ali Mcgraw, American actress on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Alice Berend, writer, dies in the year 1938.  

Apr 02   In the year 1938 john Larsson, 17th General of The Salvation Army  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1938 birth of hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54 in the year 1938.  

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   Gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79 in the year 1938.  

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 in the year 1938.  

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

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