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.