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Historical Events In 1938

Thursday, 25 April 2019

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

Mar 07   Dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers" on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history sydney Baynes, composer, dies at 59  

Mar 11   In the year 1938 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.  

Mar 11   Artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria in the year 1938.  

Mar 11   In the year 1938 artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria; German troops also entered the country  

Mar 11   In the year 1938 german troops enter Austria  

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

Mar 12   In the year 1938 nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)  

Mar 13   In the year 1938 "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 on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Edmund Tylecote, cricketer (England keeper in 6 Tests 1882-86), dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1938.  

Mar 16   In the year 1938 egon Friedell, writer, dies  

Mar 16   Noël Coward's musical "Operette", premieres in London on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Noel Coward's musical "Operette," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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   Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties on this day in history.  

Mar 18   President Cardena of Mexico nationalizes US & British oil companies in the year 1938.  

Mar 19   Toronto Maple Leafs score 8 goals in 5 minutes in the year 1938.  

Mar 21   Oscar Apfel, actor (Inspiration), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis frees 74 St L Cardinals minor leaguers on this day in history.  

Mar 25   1st US bred horse (Battleship) to win Grand National Steeplechase on this day in history.  

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

Mar 27   On this day in history louis William Stern, German/US philosopher/psychologist, dies at 66  

Mar 27   On this day in history the Battle of Taierzhuang takes place.  

Mar 31   On this day in history willem J T Kloos, Dutch poet/critic (New Guide), dies at 78  

Apr 01   Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, NY on this day in history.  

Apr 01   The birth of Ali Mcgraw, American actress in the year 1938.  

Apr 02   On this day in history alice Berend, writer, dies  

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

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   Louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open) was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)  

Jan 05   Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- ) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history william H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79  

Jan 28   On this day in history bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28  

Feb 05   In the year 1938 death of hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)  

Feb 06   In the year 1938 marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77  

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