What Happened on October 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Japanese troops occupies Hankou & Wuhan
  • The Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounces Swing music as "a degenerated musical system... turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people", warning that it leads down a "primrose path to hell".

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Webster, diver (Oly-gold-1960, 64), born in Berkeley, California