Historical Events In 1938
Friday, 23 August 2019
Oct 31 Great Depression: In an effort to try restore investor confidence, the New York Stock Exchange unveils a fifteen-point program aimed to upgrade protection for the investing public on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 1938 orson Wells' radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds" in Mercury Theatre's Halloween treat, tricks thousands.
Nov 01 German colonel-general Gerd von Runstedt retires in the year 1938.
Nov 02 Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager on this day in history.
Nov 05 Chris Robinson, Fla, actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World) in the year 1938.
Nov 05 Ottawa Roughriders score on 5-man, 4-lateral, 65-yard punt return in the year 1938.
Nov 06 3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game in the year 1938.
Nov 06 Herschel Grynszpan assassinates Ernst vom Rath, third secretary of the German embassy in Paris on this day in history.
Nov 06 In the year 1938 p J Proby, [James Marcus Smith], Houston Texas, American rocker
Nov 07 In the year 1938 dee Clark, Arkansas, singer (Hambone, Nobody But You)
Nov 07 On this day in history earnest von Rath, German antifascist/diplomat, murdered
Nov 08 1st black woman legislator, Crystal Bird Fauset of Phila in the year 1938.
Nov 09 On this day in history "Kristallnacht" Anti-Jewish riots in Germany and Austria. 300,000 are arrested, 191 synagogues are destroyed, 7,500 shops are looted.
Nov 09 "Kristallnacht": Anti-Jewish riots in Germany and Austria. 300,000 are arrested, 191 synagogues are destroyed, 7,500 shops are looted in the year 1938.
Nov 09 In the year 1938 al Capp, cartoonist of Lil' Abner creates Sadie Hawkins Day
Nov 09 Vasily Blyukher, Soviet military commander (b.1889) on this day in history.
Nov 10 On this day in history 8.3 earthquake shakes East of Shumagin Islands, Alaska
Nov 11 German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi in the year 1938.
Nov 12 In the year 1938 hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland
Nov 13 On this day in history america's 1st saint, Mother Frances Cabrini, beatified
Nov 14 On this day in history dutch DC3 crashes at Schiphol, 6 die
Nov 15 In the year 1938 1st telecast of an unscheduled event (fire), W2XBT, NY
Nov 15 In the year 1938 george Glover, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies
Nov 16 K B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1938 italy passes their own version of anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws
Nov 17 Italy passes their own version of the anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws on this day in history.
Nov 18 Canadian author Margaret Atwood is born in the year 1938.
Nov 18 On this day in history trade union members elect John L. Lewis as the first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
Nov 20 1st documented anti-semitic remarks over US radio (by Father Coughlin) on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 1938 documented anti-Semitic remarks are heard over US radio (by Father Coughlin)
Nov 21 -24] Belgian king Leopold III visits Netherlands in the year 1938.
Nov 21 Leopold Godowsky, pianist/composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history robert Drivas, [Choromokos], Chicago, actor (Our Private World)
Nov 23 In the year 1938 august TC Kiehl, actor (Hope of Blessing), dies at 84