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Historical Events In 1938

Monday, 20 September 2021

May 17   The birth of Dennis Hopper, American film actor in the year 1938.  

May 19   On this day in history james H Bilbray, (Rep-D-Nevada)  

May 21   In the year 1938 bradman scores 143 Aust v Surrey, 198 mins, 11 fours  

May 21   Bradman scores 143 Australia vs Surrey, 198 minutes, 11 fours on this day in history.  

May 22   Dodgers announce contracts to install lights at Ebbets Field on this day in history.  

May 22   Frank Converse, actor (It's About Time, Dr Cook's Garden, Movin' On) in the year 1938.  

May 23   Philip Kleintjes, republic leader, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1938 spanish Civil War: The bombing of Alicante takes place, with 313 deaths.  

May 26   On this day in history house Committee on Un-American Activities begins work  

May 26   House on un-American Activities forms in the year 1938.  

May 26   In the year 1938 jackie Liebesit, rocker (Can)  

May 27   Bradman scores his 1000th cricket run of Eng season, earliest to do so in the year 1938.  

May 27   Bradman scores his 1000th cricket run of England season, earliest to do so on this day in history.  

May 28   Foundation for Tel Aviv harbor laid on this day in history.  

May 30   Raden Sutomo, Indonesian freedom fighter, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

May 30   Yanks sweep Red Sox 10-0 & 5-4 in front of 83,533 at Yankee Stadium on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1938 bill Edrich scores his 1,000th run of cricket season, all at Lord's  

Jun 01   On this day in history superman Comics launched  

Jun 03   In the year 1938 german law on "Entartete Art" legalizes art robbery  

Jun 04   10th Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland wins 7½-4½ at the Old Course at St Andrews on this day in history.  

Jun 04   In the year 1938 sigmund Freud leaves Austria for refuge in London  

Jun 06   Sigmund Freud arrives in London on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1938 1st play telecast with original Broadway cast, "Susan & God"  

Jun 07   Boeing 314 Clipper flying boat is first flown on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history judy Ann Scott-Fox, agent  

Jun 07   Norbert Fonteyne, Flemish writer (How Flemings Came Late), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 09   In the year 1938 second Chamber agrees to return Jews to nazi-Germany  

Jun 10   In the year 1938 charlie Barnett makes 98 by lunch v Australia at Trent Bridge  

Jun 11   42nd US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 284 at Cherry Hills Denver in the year 1938.  

Jun 13   Great Cricket innings of 232 by Stan McCabe v England at Trent Bridge in the year 1938.  

Jun 14   In the year 1938 bradman scores 144* in 1st Test Cricket at Trent Bridge  

Jun 14   Chlorophyll patented by Benjamin Grushkin on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Dorothy Lathrop wins the first Caldecott Medal (kid books author) in the year 1938.  

Jun 14   In the year 1938 william W Campbell, US astronomer (Stellar Motions), dies at 76  

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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   On this day in history birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

Jan 02   Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   Gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890) died in the year 1938.  

Jan 17   William H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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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