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Historical Events In 1938

Sunday, 16 May 2021

Apr 28   On this day in history beverly F Albert, architect  

Apr 28   On this day in history king Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary  

Apr 29   On this day in history g Neujmin discovers asteroid #1484 Postrema  

Apr 30   In the year 1938 bradman scores 258 Aust v Worcs, 293 mins, 33 fours 1 five  

Apr 30   On this day in history gary Collins, Venice Calif, actor (6th Sense, Home Show)  

May 02   Ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" on this day in history.  

May 02   Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town) in the year 1938.  

May 03   On this day in history concentration camp at Flossenbürg goes into use  

May 03   In the year 1938 concentration camp at Flossenburg goes into use  

May 03   On this day in history vatican recognizes Franco-Spain  

May 03   Viewers of W2XBS-TV (now WCBS-TV) watched the first book review show on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1938 carl von Ossietzky, German pacifist/writer (Nobel 1935), dies at 48  

May 04   Douglas Hyde (a protestant) becomes 1st president of Eire on this day in history.  

May 04   Douglas Hyde (a protestant) becomes first president of Eire on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1938 phillies Harold Kelleher faces 16 batters in 6th, as Cubs score 12 runs, both marks are NL records off one hurler in a single inning  

May 06   On this day in history dutch writer Maurits Dekker sentenced to 50 days for "offending a friendly head of state" (Hitler)  

May 07   64th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Lawrin wins in 2:04.8 on this day in history.  

May 07   Dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers" in the year 1938.  

May 07   In the year 1938 johnny Caldwell, Ireland, flyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1956)  

May 08   In the year 1938 stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks," premieres in Washington, DC  

May 10   In the year 1938 banning speech on anti-fascism demonstration in Amsterdam  

May 10   Percy McAlister, cricketer (8 Tests, punches Clem Hill in 1912), dies on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Hours of Solitude), dies at 81  

May 12   Sandoz Labs manufactures LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) on this day in history.  

May 14   64th Preakness: Maurice Peters aboard Dauber wins in 1:59.8 in the year 1938.  

May 14   In the year 1938 english soccer team beats Nazi-Germany, 6-3  

May 14   Jacobus C J "Jacques" Hermans, actor (Ghetto), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

May 15   In the year 1938 paul-Henri Spak forms red coalition of Belgium  

May 16   In the year 1938 1st animal breeding society forms (NJ)  

May 16   38 die in Terminal Hotel fire (Atlanta GA) on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history in cricket Bradman scores 278 Australia vs MCC, 349 minutes, 35 fours 1 six  

May 16   Stephen Fairbairn, oarsman/coach, dies on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history the first animal breeding society forms (New Jersey)  

May 17   On this day in history congress approves Vinson Naval Act, which funds a two-ocean navy  

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Famous Birthdays In 1938

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1938 birth of john Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)  

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 02   Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 04   Louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1938.  

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

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

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