What Happened in 1938 (Part 5)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 696

  • Jul 20 Diana Rigg, Doncaster England, actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Hospital)
  • Jul 20 Jo Ann Campbell, Lawrence Welk's champagne lady, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jul 20 Natalie Wood, [Natasha Gurdin], SF, (Gypsy, Rebel Without a Cause)
  • Jul 20 Roger Hunt, English footballer
  • Jul 21 Anton Emil Kuerti, composer
  • Jul 21 Janet Reno, first woman US Attorney General (1993-2001), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2016)
  • Jul 21 Les Aspin, (Rep-D-Wisc, 1971-93)/Minister of Defense (1993-94)
  • Jul 22 Terence Stamp, English actor (The Collector, Billy Budd), born in London, England
  • Jul 23 Ronny Cox, Cloudcroft Mass, actor (St Elsewhere)
  • Jul 23 Götz George, German actor
  • Jul 24 Colin Southgate, CEO (Thorn EMI)
  • Jul 24 John Sparling, NZ cricket all-rounder (11 Tests 1958-64)
  • Jul 24 Mike Mainieri, American vibraphonist (Steps Ahead), born in the Bronx, New York
  • Jul 24 Eugene J. Martin, American painter, artist
  • Jul 26 Keith Peters, physician
  • Jul 26 Bobby Hebb, Nashville Tn, country singer/songwriter (Sunny)
  • Jul 26 Darlene Love, American singer
  • Jul 27 Shirley Anne Field, England, actress (Alfie, War Lover) [or Jun 27]
  • Jul 27 Isabelle Aubret, French singer
  • Jul 27 Gary Gygax, American role-playing game creator (d. 2008)
  • Jul 28 George Cummings, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show)
  • Jul 28 Luis Aragonés, Spanish football manager
  • Jul 28 Robert Hughes, Australian art critic and writer (Barcelona), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2012)

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Jul 28 Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru (1990-2000), born in Lima, Peru

President of Peru Alberto Fujimori
President of Peru
Alberto Fujimori

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Jul 29 Peter Jennings, news anchor (ABC Evening News), born in Toronto, Ontario

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings
  • Jul 29 Jean Rochon, Quebec politician
  • Jul 30 Vayachselav Ivanenko, USSR, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • Jul 30 Hervé de Charette, French politician
  • Aug 2 Brunhilde Hendrix, German FR, relay runner (Olympic-silver-1960)
  • Aug 2 Pierre de Bané, French Canadian politician
  • Aug 3 George Memmoli, actor (Earl-Hello Larry), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 3 Terry Wogan, British broadcaster (Eurovision Song Contest, Blankety Blank), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 2016)
  • Aug 4 Ellen Schrecker, American college professor
  • Aug 5 Hayes Wendell Jones, Sturksville Mich, 110m hurdler (Oly-gold-1964)
  • Aug 6 Carry Tefsen, Dutch actress (Say A)
  • Aug 6 Paul Bartel, director/actor (Eating Raoul), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 6 Peter Bonerz, Portsmouth NH, actor (Jerry-Bob Newhart Show, 9 to 5)
  • Aug 7 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist
  • Aug 7 Helen Caldicott, Australian physician/anti-war activist, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Aug 8 Connie Stevens, Bkln, singer/actress (Hawaiian Eye, Back to Beach)
  • Aug 8 Jacques Hetu, composer
  • Aug 9 Dick Anthony Williams, actor (Our Family Honor), born in Chicago, Illinois

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Aug 9 Rod Laver, Australian tennis ace (1962, 1969 Grand Slam), born in Rockhampton, Queensland,

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
  • Aug 9 Leonid Kuchma, 2nd President of Ukraine (1994-2005) and 2nd Prime Minister of Ukraine (1992-93), born in Chaikyne, Ukraine
  • Aug 9 Otto Rehhagel, German football manager
  • Aug 11 Charles Hugh Shirley, publisher
  • Aug 11 Allegra Kent, ballerina, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 11 Rainer Boesch, composer
  • Aug 11 Branko Stanovnik, Slovenian chemist
  • Aug 12 Anthony Joliffe, mayor of London
  • Aug 12 Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian Mayor of Quebec
  • Aug 13 Dave "Baby" Cortez, American pop keyboardist
  • Aug 14 Betsy Cullen, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 14 Niara Sudarkasa, [Gloria M Clark], educator/pres (Lincoln College)
  • Aug 14 Stuart McKinnon, high court judge
  • Aug 15 Maxine Waters, (Rep-D-California)
  • Aug 15 Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court justice
  • Aug 15 Janusz A. Zajdel, Polish writer
  • Aug 16 Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Aug 17 Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian Muslim cleric
  • Aug 17 Theodoros Pangalos, Greek politician
  • Aug 18 Joe Frank, American radio personality
  • Aug 19 Diana Muldaur, actress (McCloud, Star Trek Next Gen, LA Law), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 19 Valentin Mankin, USSR, finn class yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Aug 20 Jean-Loup Jaques Marie Chretien, France, cosmonaut (T-6, TM-7, STS 86)
  • Aug 20 Alain Vivien, French politician

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Aug 21 Kenny Rogers, singer (Through the Years), born in Houston, Texas

Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers
  • Aug 22 Dale Hawkins, music writer (Suzy Q)
  • Aug 22 Paul Maguire, American football commentator
  • Aug 23 Roger Greenaway, composer
  • Aug 23 Ronny Cox, actor/singer (Robocop, Dr John Gideon-St Elsewhere)
  • Aug 24 David Freiberg, rock bassist (Quicksilver Messenger), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 24 Mason Williams, Abilene Tx, writer (Smother Brothers Hour)
  • Aug 24 Halldór Blöndal, Icelandic politician
  • Aug 25 David Canary, actor (Bonanza, One Life to Live), born in Elwood, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • Aug 25 Frederick Forsyth, author (Day of the Jackal, Deceiver, Odessa File)
  • Aug 26 Francine York, Aurora Minn, actress (Slattery's People)
  • Aug 26 Jet Black, English drummer, one of the founding members of The Stranglers

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Aug 28 Paul Martin, 21st Prime Minister of Canada (Liberal: 2003-06), born in Windsor, Ontario

21st Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin
21st Prime Minister of Canada
Paul Martin
  • Aug 28 Maurizio Costanzo, Italian television journalist
  • Aug 29 Elliott Gould, actor (M*A*S*H, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), born in Queens, New York
  • Aug 29 Robert Rubin, United States Secretary of the Treasury
  • Aug 30 Steve Delaney, Dobbs Ferry NY, newscaster (Monitor)
  • Aug 31 Martin Bell, British journalist
  • Sep 1 Alan Dershowitz, attorney (Claus Von Bulow, OJ Simpson), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 2 Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster
  • Sep 3 Caryl Churchill, English playwright
  • Sep 3 Ryoji Noyori, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Sep 4 Leonard Frey, American actor (Best of West, Mr Smith), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 6 Alan Charles Downes, cameraman
  • Sep 6 Joan Tower, New Rochelle NY, composer (Breakfast Rhythms)
  • Sep 8 Sam Nunn, American politician (Sen-D-Georgia, 1972 - 1997)
  • Sep 8 Kenichi Horie, Japanese adventurer
  • Sep 9 Richard Sharpe, English rugby player
  • Sep 11 Charles Patrick, rocker (Monotones)
  • Sep 12 Judy Clay [Guions], soul and gospel singer, born in St Paul, North Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Sep 12 Tatiana Troyanos, mezzo-soprano (Octavian-Der Rosenleavalier), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 13 Judith Martin, author/journalist/columnist (Miss Manners)
  • Sep 15 Gaylord Perry, baseball player (1972 AL Cy Young winner)
  • Sep 15 Rafael H Osuna, tennis champ (US Open - 1963)

Famous Weddings


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Famous Divorces


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Famous Deaths


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