What Happened on December 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • George Cukor announces Vivien Leigh will play Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone with the Wind"

Famous Birthdays

  • David Borden, composer
  • Duane Armstrong, American painter (Fields of Grass), born in Fresno California
  • Wibo van de Linde, Dutch TV host/director (Avro)

Famous Deaths

  • Karel ńĆapek, Czech author (b. 1890)