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.