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Historical Events In 1938

Friday, 14 May 2021

Jun 15   In the year 1938 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 in the year 1938.  

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

Jun 17   In the year 1938 japan declares war on China  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 21   Baseball's Pinky Higgins gets 12th straight hit on this day in history.  

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

Jun 23   Civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established on this day in history.  

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

Jun 24   On this day in history "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies  

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

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

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   In the year 1938 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   Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   Superman 1st appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   Helen Wills Moody (US) wins her 8th & final Wimbeldon singles on this day in history.  

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   Otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 05   On this day in history herb Caen's 1st column in SF Chronicle  

Jul 05   In the year 1938 john McIlwraith, cricketer (Tests for Australia), dies  

Jul 06   6th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati in the year 1938.  

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

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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   In the year 1938 birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1938 birth of louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open)  

Jan 05   Edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1938 willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68  

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

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   Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903) died in the year 1938.  

Feb 06   In the year 1938 marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77  

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