What Happened on August 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut

Famous Deaths

  • Andrej Hlinka, Slovak politician and priest (b. 1864)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Robert Johnson, US Delta-blues singer/guitarist, poisoned at 27

Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson
Singer and guitarist
Robert Johnson