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Historical Events In 1938

Monday, 28 September 2020

Jun 15   1st night game at Bkln Ebbets Field (Reds 6, Dodgers 0) as Cin Red Johnny Vander Meer hurls unprecedented 2nd consecutive no-hitter in the year 1938.  

Jun 15   On this day in history ernst L Kirchner, German painter, dies at 58  

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 in the year 1938.  

Jun 17   In the year 1938 japan declares war on China  

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   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 in the year 1938.  

Jun 22   Andrew Brown, film Producer on this day in history.  

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   Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of first round at Yankee Stadium in the year 1938.  

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

Jun 23   Marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium in the year 1938.  

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   "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 on this day in history.  

Jun 26   Cin Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader in the year 1938.  

Jun 26   James Weldon Johnson, black leader (NAACP), dies in car crash at 67 in the year 1938.  

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   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 in the year 1938.  

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   In the year 1938 herb Caen's 1st column in SF Chronicle  

Jul 05   John McIlwraith, cricketer (Tests for Australia), dies in the year 1938.  

Jul 06   On this day in history 6th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1938

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1938 birth of john Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)  

Jan 02   Ian Brady, British serial killer was born in the year 1938.  

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

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   In the year 1938 birth of jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1938 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 in the year 1938.  

Jan 08   In the year 1938 death of johnny Gruelle, Creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy (b. 1880)  

Jan 10   Willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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   Bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver, dies at 28 on this day in history.  

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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