Historical Events In 1938
Monday, 10 August 2020
Nov 23 Bob Hope and Shirley Ross recorded a song for the film, The Big Broadcast of 1938. Thanks for the Memory became Decca record number 2219. It also became Hope’s theme song in the year 1938.
Nov 24 Clifford Odets' "Rocket to the Moon," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Nov 26 On this day in history henry Schultz, US farm commune, dies
Nov 26 The birth of Tina Turner, American singer and actress on this day in history.
Nov 26 Tina Turner born in the year 1938.
Nov 28 In the year 1938 4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian (QB)
Nov 29 On this day in history mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany
Nov 30 Corneliu Codreanu, Romania fascist/putschist (Iron Guard), dies on this day in history.
Nov 30 On this day in history fascist coup in Romania, fails
Dec 01 A fine of One Billion Marks is levied against German Jews for the destruction caused during Kristallnacht in the year 1938.
Dec 01 In the year 1938 school bus & train collide in Salt Lake City Utah
Dec 01 In the year 1938 school bus and train collide in Salt Lake City Utah
Dec 02 First Harwich-England bound train with 200 German-Jewish orphaned children arrives from Holland. Eventually, 50,000 German Jews find safety in Great Britain on this day in history.
Dec 03 On this day in history aAU's decides to continue linear measuring system over metric
Dec 03 Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon) in the year 1938.
Dec 04 Dina Appeldoorn, Dutch pianist/composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn, pianist/composer, dies at 54
Dec 05 John J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight) in the year 1938.
Dec 06 117 Spanish knights under capt Piet Laros return to Netherlands in the year 1938.
Dec 07 In the year 1938 harry Moses, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1887-95), dies
Dec 07 Philip Barry's "Here Come the Clowns," premieres in NYC in the year 1938.
Dec 08 Highest temperature for December in US recorded in La Mesa Calif on this day in history.
Dec 10 26th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7 on this day in history.
Dec 10 In the year 1938 mario Pilati, composer, dies at 35
Dec 11 NY Giants win NFL championship on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history "Aryanization" decree is enacted, all Jewish property is transferred to Aryan possession.
Dec 13 On this day in history los Angeles freezes at 28ø
Dec 13 In the year 1938 los Angeles freezes at 28°F
Dec 14 AL permits Cleveland & Philadelphia to play night games on this day in history.
Dec 14 Marie FM Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 1938 groundbreaking begins for Jefferson Memorial in Wash DC
Dec 16 Bradman scores 143 South Aust v NSW, 11 fours 91 singles in the year 1938.
Dec 17 Utrecht Central Station destroyed by fire on this day in history.
Dec 19 Nazi "Ransom Plan" is rejected here, Joint Distribution Committee's Boycott Council votes for intensification of boycott against German goods. Failure of "Barter Plan" is seen on this day in history.