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Historical Events In 1938

Friday, 20 May 2022

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

Apr 28   King Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary on this day in history.  

Apr 29   G Neujmin discovers asteroid #1484 Postrema on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history bradman scores 258 Aust v Worcs, 293 mins, 33 fours 1 five  

Apr 30   In the year 1938 gary Collins, Venice Calif, actor (6th Sense, Home Show)  

May 02   Ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" in the year 1938.  

May 02   In the year 1938 pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town)  

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

May 03   Concentration camp at Flossenburg goes into use in the year 1938.  

May 03   Vatican recognizes Franco-Spain in the year 1938.  

May 03   Viewers of W2XBS-TV (now WCBS-TV) watched the first book review show in the year 1938.  

May 04   On this day in history carl von Ossietzky, German pacifist/writer (Nobel 1935), dies at 48  

May 04   Douglas Hyde (a protestant) becomes 1st president of Eire in the year 1938.  

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   In the year 1938 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 in the year 1938.  

May 07   In the year 1938 dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers"  

May 07   Johnny Caldwell, Ireland, flyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1956) in the year 1938.  

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   On this day in history percy McAlister, cricketer (8 Tests, punches Clem Hill in 1912), dies  

May 11   Arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Hours of Solitude), dies at 81 in the year 1938.  

May 12   In the year 1938 sandoz Labs manufactures LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)  

May 14   On this day in history 64th Preakness: Maurice Peters aboard Dauber wins in 1:59.8  

May 14   On this day in history english soccer team beats Nazi-Germany, 6-3  

May 14   On this day in history jacobus C J "Jacques" Hermans, actor (Ghetto), dies at 81  

May 15   Paul-Henri Spak forms red coalition of Belgium on this day in history.  

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

May 16   38 die in Terminal Hotel fire (Atlanta GA) in the year 1938.  

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

May 16   In the year 1938 stephen Fairbairn, oarsman/coach, dies  

May 16   The first animal breeding society forms (New Jersey) on this day in history.  

May 17   Congress approves Vinson Naval Act, which funds a two-ocean navy in the year 1938.  

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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   In the year 1938 birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1938 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   In the year 1938 birth of jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)  

Jan 05   Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- ) was born in the year 1938.  

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   In the year 1938 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   Marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77 in the year 1938.  

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