Historical Events In 1938
Saturday, 15 August 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 on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 1938 ernst L Kirchner, German painter, dies at 58
Jun 16 On this day in history jimmie Foxx is walked a record 6 consecutive times by Browns
Jun 17 H V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies in the year 1938.
Jun 17 Japan declares war on China in the year 1938.
Jun 18 In the year 1938 babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach for the rest of the season
Jun 19 On this day in history "Olympian Flyer" express train crashes in Montana, killing 47
Jun 19 In the year 1938 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 Andrew Brown, film Producer on this day in history.
Jun 22 On this day in history 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 In the year 1938 civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established
Jun 23 Marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1938 "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
Jun 24 500 ton meteorite lands near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in the year 1938.
Jun 25 On this day in history "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 James Weldon Johnson, black leader (NAACP), dies in car crash at 67 in the year 1938.
Jun 28 On this day in history bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's
Jun 29 In the year 1938 billy Storm, singer (Valiants-This is the Night)
Jun 30 In the year 1938 milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61
Jun 30 On this day in history superman 1st appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1
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 In the year 1938 president Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.
Jul 04 Otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56 in the year 1938.
Jul 04 On this day in history suzanne Lenglen 6 time Wimbeldon champ, dies at 39 of anemia
Jul 05 Herb Caen's 1st column in SF Chronicle in the year 1938.
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 The "Evian Conference& in France fails to provide a refuge for German Jews on this day in history.