What Happened on June 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Olympian Flyer" express train crashes in Montana, killing 47
  • FIFA World Cup: Italy beats Hungary 4-1 in soccer's 3rd World Cup in Paris
  • Paul Waner (Pirates) homers off Pete Sivess (Phillies) in DH
  • Reds Johnny Vander Meer extends his string of hitless baseball innings to 21 2/3 before Debs Garms singles for Boston in 4th

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Gwathmey, architect (5 Architects)
  • Ian Smith, Australian actor
  • John Sheil, Northern Irish High Court judge