What Happened on September 15, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British PM Neville Chamberlain visits Hitler at Berchtesgaden

British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
British Prime Minister
Neville Chamberlain
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • John Cobb sets world auto speed record at 350.2 MPH (lasts 1 day)
  • Only time brothers hit back-to-back HRs (Lloyd & Paul Waner, Pitts)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gaylord Perry, baseball player (1972 AL Cy Young winner)
  • Rafael H Osuna, tennis champ (US Open - 1963)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Thomas Wolfe, American writer (Enigma), dies at 37

Novelist Thomas Wolfe
Novelist
Thomas Wolfe