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Historical Events In 1938

Friday, 18 September 2020

Apr 28   Beverly F Albert, architect on this day in history.  

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

Apr 29   In the year 1938 g Neujmin discovers asteroid #1484 Postrema  

Apr 30   Bradman scores 258 Aust v Worcs, 293 mins, 33 fours 1 five in the year 1938.  

Apr 30   Gary Collins, Venice Calif, actor (6th Sense, Home Show) on this day in history.  

May 02   In the year 1938 ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket"  

May 02   Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder (Our Town) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 04   In the year 1938 douglas Hyde (a protestant) becomes first president of Eire  

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   Dutch writer Maurits Dekker sentenced to 50 days for "offending a friendly head of state" (Hitler) on this day in history.  

May 07   In the year 1938 64th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Lawrin wins in 2:04.8  

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

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

May 08   Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks," premieres in Washington, DC on this day in history.  

May 10   Banning speech on anti-fascism demonstration in Amsterdam in the year 1938.  

May 10   Percy McAlister, cricketer (8 Tests, punches Clem Hill in 1912), dies in the year 1938.  

May 11   In the year 1938 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 14   Jacobus C J "Jacques" Hermans, actor (Ghetto), dies at 81 in the year 1938.  

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

May 16   1st animal breeding society forms (NJ) on this day in history.  

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

May 16   In the year 1938 in cricket Bradman scores 278 Australia vs MCC, 349 minutes, 35 fours 1 six  

May 16   Stephen Fairbairn, oarsman/coach, dies in the year 1938.  

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

May 17   Congress approves Vinson Naval Act, which funds a two-ocean navy 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1938 arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54  

Jan 08   In the year 1938 death of johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880)  

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   Bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28 in the year 1938.  

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

Feb 06   Marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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