Historical Events In 1938
Thursday, 15 April 2021
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 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 18 In the year 1938 babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach for the rest of the season
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 on this day in history.
Jun 22 Andrew Brown, film Producer in the year 1938.
Jun 22 Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2 04 of first round at Yankee Stadium in the year 1938.
Jun 22 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jun 23 Civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established on this day in history.
Jun 23 In the year 1938 marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium
Jun 24 On this day in history "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
Jun 24 500 ton meteorite lands near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on this day in history.
Jun 25 "A Tisket A Tasket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb hits #1 in the year 1938.
Jun 25 On this day in history federal minimum wage law guarantees workers 40. per hour
Jun 26 Cin Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1938 james Weldon Johnson, black leader (NAACP), dies in car crash at 67
Jun 28 In the year 1938 bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's
Jun 29 Billy Storm, singer (Valiants-This is the Night) in the year 1938.
Jun 30 Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61 in the year 1938.
Jun 30 In the year 1938 superman 1st appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1
Jul 02 On this day in history 51st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (64 60)
Jul 02 On this day in history helen Wills Moody (US) wins her 8th & final Wimbeldon singles
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 In the year 1938 otto Bauer, Austrian social democrat, dies at 56
Jul 04 In the year 1938 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 6th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati on this day in history.
Jul 06 The "Evian Conference& in France fails to provide a refuge for German Jews in the year 1938.