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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1938 birth of ian Brady, British serial killer  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author  

Jan 04   Louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open) was born in the year 1938.  

Jan 05   Edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92) was born in the year 1938.  

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

Jan 05   Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- ) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68 in the year 1938.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of gösta Ekman (senior), Swedish actor (b. 1890)  

Jan 17   In the year 1938 william H Pickering, astronomer (predicted Pluto), dies at 79  

Jan 28   In the year 1938 bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28  

Feb 05   Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903) died on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Marianne V von Werefkin, Russ/German/Swiss house painter, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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