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Historical Events In 1938

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jun 15   1st night game at Bkln Ebbets Field (Reds 6, Dodgers 0) as Cin Red Johnny Vander Meer hurls unprecedented 2nd consecutive no-hitter on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history ernst L Kirchner, German painter, dies at 58  

Jun 16   On this day in history jimmie Foxx is walked a record 6 consecutive times by Browns  

Jun 17   H V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies in the year 1938.  

Jun 17   On this day in history japan declares war on China  

Jun 18   Babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach for the rest of the season on this day in history.  

Jun 19   "Olympian Flyer" express train crashes in Montana, killing 47 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history italy beats Hungary 4-1 in soccer's 3rd World Cup at Paris  

Jun 21   Baseball's Pinky Higgins gets 12th straight hit in the year 1938.  

Jun 22   Andrew Brown, film Producer in the year 1938.  

Jun 22   In the year 1938 joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2 04 of first round at Yankee Stadium  

Jun 22   In the year 1938 joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of 1st round at Yankee Stadium  

Jun 22   Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of first round at Yankee Stadium in the year 1938.  

Jun 23   In the year 1938 civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established  

Jun 23   In the year 1938 marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium  

Jun 24   "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies in the year 1938.  

Jun 24   In the year 1938 500 ton meteorite lands near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania  

Jun 25   In the year 1938 "A Tisket A Tasket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1  

Jun 25   Federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40. per hour on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Cin Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader in the year 1938.  

Jun 26   On this day in history james Weldon Johnson, black leader (NAACP), dies in car crash at 67  

Jun 28   Bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's on this day in history.  

Jun 29   In the year 1938 billy Storm, singer (Valiants-This is the Night)  

Jun 30   In the year 1938 milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61  

Jun 30   On this day in history superman 1st appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1  

Jul 02   In the year 1938 51st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (64 60)  

Jul 02   In the year 1938 helen Wills Moody (US) wins her 8th & final Wimbeldon singles  

Jul 03   In the year 1938 president Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.  

Jul 04   In the year 1938 otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56  

Jul 04   On this day in history suzanne Lenglen 6 time Wimbeldon champ, dies at 39 of anemia  

Jul 05   Herb Caen's 1st column in SF Chronicle on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history john McIlwraith, cricketer (Tests for Australia), dies  

Jul 06   6th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati on this day in history.  

Jul 06   The "Evian Conference& in France fails to provide a refuge for German Jews on this day in history.  

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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   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr was born in the year 1938.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28  

Feb 05   On this day in history death of hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)  

Feb 06   On this day in history marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77  

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