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Historical Events In 1938

Monday, 03 October 2022

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

Jun 15   Ernst L Kirchner, German painter, dies at 58 in the year 1938.  

Jun 16   Jimmie Foxx is walked a record 6 consecutive times by Browns on this day in history.  

Jun 17   H V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Japan declares war on China on this day in history.  

Jun 18   On this day in history babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach for the rest of the season  

Jun 19   "Olympian Flyer" express train crashes in Montana, killing 47 in the year 1938.  

Jun 19   In the year 1938 italy beats Hungary 4-1 in soccer's 3rd World Cup at Paris  

Jun 21   On this day in history baseball's Pinky Higgins gets 12th straight hit  

Jun 22   In the year 1938 andrew Brown, film Producer  

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

Jun 22   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established in the year 1938.  

Jun 23   Marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 25   On this day in history "A Tisket A Tasket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1  

Jun 25   Federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40. per hour in the year 1938.  

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

Jun 26   James Weldon Johnson, black leader (NAACP), dies in car crash at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 29   Billy Storm, singer (Valiants-This is the Night) in the year 1938.  

Jun 30   Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   51st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (64 60) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 03   President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56  

Jul 04   Suzanne Lenglen 6 time Wimbeldon champ, dies at 39 of anemia on this day in history.  

Jul 05   In the year 1938 herb Caen's 1st column in SF Chronicle  

Jul 05   John McIlwraith, cricketer (Tests for Australia), dies on this day in history.  

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

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   John Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World) was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 02   Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author was born in the year 1938.  

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

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

Jan 05   Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders) was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- )  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of leo Avery, abbot of Quarr  

Famous Deaths In 1938

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   Willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1938 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   In the year 1938 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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