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Historical Events In 1938

Thursday, 09 December 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 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   On this day in history h V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies  

Jun 17   Japan declares war on China in the year 1938.  

Jun 18   Babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach for the rest of the season in the year 1938.  

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

Jun 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of first round at Yankee Stadium  

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

Jun 23   In the year 1938 marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium  

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

Jun 24   500 ton meteorite lands near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on this day in history.  

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

Jun 25   On this day in history federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40. per hour  

Jun 26   On this day in history cin Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader  

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 in the year 1938.  

Jun 29   On this day in history billy Storm, singer (Valiants-This is the Night)  

Jun 30   On this day in history milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61  

Jun 30   Superman 1st appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1 in the year 1938.  

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

Jul 02   Helen Wills Moody (US) wins her 8th & final Wimbeldon singles in the year 1938.  

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   Otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56 in the year 1938.  

Jul 04   Suzanne Lenglen 6 time Wimbeldon champ, dies at 39 of anemia in the year 1938.  

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

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   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of louis Krebs Graham, Nashville TN, PGA golfer (1975 US Open)  

Jan 05   In the year 1938 birth of edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)  

Jan 05   Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880)  

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

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