Historical Events In 1938
Thursday, 02 July 2020
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 on this day in history.
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 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 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 Andrew Brown, film Producer in the year 1938.
Jun 22 On this day in history 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 On this day in history civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established
Jun 23 In the year 1938 marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium
Jun 24 On this day in history "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
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 In the year 1938 federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40. per hour
Jun 26 Cin Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1938 james Weldon Johnson, black leader (NAACP), dies in car crash at 67
Jun 28 In the year 1938 bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's
Jun 29 On this day in history billy Storm, singer (Valiants-This is the Night)
Jun 30 Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61 in the year 1938.
Jun 30 In the year 1938 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1938.
Jul 04 In the year 1938 otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56
Jul 04 In the year 1938 suzanne Lenglen 6 time Wimbeldon champ, dies at 39 of anemia
Jul 05 Herb Caen's 1st column in SF Chronicle in the year 1938.
Jul 05 John McIlwraith, cricketer (Tests for Australia), dies on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1938 6th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati
Jul 06 In the year 1938 the "Evian Conference& in France fails to provide a refuge for German Jews.