What Happened on August 8, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 6th Venice Film Festival opens
  • Great Trek Centenary Celebrations commence; the Great Trek was a migration involving Boers leaving the Cape Colony and settling in the interior of South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Connie Stevens [Concetta Ingoglia], singer/actress (Hawaiian Eye, Back to Beach), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jacques Hetu, composer