What Happened on November 10, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 8.3 earthquake shakes East of Shumagin Islands, Alaska
  • Nobel for literature awarded to Pearl Buck (Good Earth)
  • Second day of Kristallnacht: pogrom against the Jews in Germany and Austria after assassination of a German diplomat in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • H J de Royen, director (Dutch Concertgebouw Orchestra)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder and the first President of Republic of Turkey (b. 1881)

President and founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
President and founder of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk