What Happened in 1938 (Part 7)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 696 of 696

  • Nov 8 Driss Basri, Moroccan Interior Minister (d. 2007)
  • Nov 9 Ti-Grace Atkinson, American feminist author
  • Nov 10 H J de Royen, director (Dutch Concertgebouw Orchestra)
  • Nov 11 Narvel Felts, country singer
  • Nov 11 John Reilly, actor (Sean-General Hospital, Dallas, Hamptons), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 11 Josef Odozil, Czech, 1500m (Olympic-silver-1964)
  • Nov 11 Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)
  • Nov 11 Haruhiro Yamashita, Japanese gymnast
  • Nov 13 Jean Seberg, American actress (Breathless, Paint Your Wagon), born in Marshaltown Iowa (d. 1979)
  • Nov 13 GĂ©rald Godin, French Canadian poet and politician (d. 1994)
  • Nov 16 Richard Landry, composer
  • Nov 16 Toni Brown, US guitarist/singer/keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)
  • Nov 16 Robert Nozick, American philosopher (d. 2002)
  • Nov 17 Alvaro Leon Cassuto, composer

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Nov 17 Gordon Lightfoot, Canadian folksinger (Sundown), born in Orillia, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot
Singer-songwriter
Gordon Lightfoot
  • Nov 17 Peter Snell, NZ, 800m/1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
  • Nov 17 Thomas Black, English industrial/auto collector
  • Nov 18 Karl Schranz, Austria, slalom (Olympic-1968)
  • Nov 19 Frank Misson, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1960-61)
  • Nov 19 Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 19 Richard Dumbrill, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 5 Tests 1965-67)
  • Nov 19 Ted Turner, American broadcasting mogul/owns (Atlanta Braves)/won America's Cup
  • Nov 20 Tony White, cricketer (2 Tests WI v Australia 1965)
  • Nov 21 Robert Drivas, [Choromokos], actor (Our Private World), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 22 Henry C. Lee, Chinese-born American criminologist
  • Nov 23 Herbert Achternbusch, Munich Germany, actor (Hedes, Mix Wix, Wohin)
  • Nov 23 Esko Nikkari, Finnish actor

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Nov 24 Oscar Robertson [The Big O], NBA guard (Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Olympic gold 1960), born in Charlotte, Tennessee

NBA Player Oscar Robertson
NBA Player
Oscar Robertson
  • Nov 24 Wynne Bradburn, cricketer (father of Grant NZ batsman v South Africa 1964)
  • Nov 24 Charles Starkweather, American Spree Killer (d. 1959)
  • Nov 24 Willy Claes, Belgian politician
  • Nov 25 John "Jack" Baines, mountaineering publisher
  • Nov 26 Elizabeth E Bailey, university dean (Carnegie Mellon)
  • Nov 26 Jeremy Boorda, admiral
  • Nov 26 Porter J Goss, (Rep-R-Florida)
  • Nov 26 Rich Little, Ottawa Canada, impressionist/actor (Love on a Rooftop)
  • Nov 26 Rodney Jory, Australian physicist
  • Nov 27 Jose Tartabull, baseball player
  • Nov 30 Jean Eustache, French filmmaker
  • Dec 1 Bill Playle, cricketer (NZ batsman in 8 Tests without distinction)
  • Dec 1 Sandy Nelson, Santa Monica, 50s rocker (Teen Beat, All Night Long)
  • Dec 3 Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon)
  • Dec 3 Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner
  • Dec 4 Andre Marrou, Libertarian Presidential candidate (1992)
  • Dec 4 Liesbeth Struppert, actress (Miep Gies-Anne Frank)
  • Dec 4 Lynn Blessing, vibes Player
  • Dec 4 Yvonne Minton, Australian soprano
  • Dec 4 Richard Meade, British equestrian (3 Olympic Golds 1968, 1970), born in Chepstow, Monmouthshire (d. 2015)
  • Dec 5 John J Cale, rock guitarist (After Midnight), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2013)
  • Dec 6 Patrick Bauchau, Belgian actor
  • Dec 9 Elizabeth H "Rina" Venter, South African minister of Health care
  • Dec 9 William Thomas McKinley, composer
  • Dec 9 [David] Deacon Jones, NFL defensive end (LA, SD, Washington), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 10 Yuri Temirkanov, Nalchik Russia, conductor (Kirov)
  • Dec 11 Enrico Macias, Algerian-born French singer
  • Dec 11 McCoy Tyner, American jazz pianist
  • Dec 12 Connie Francis, singer/actress (Where the Boys Are), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 12 Joel Chadabe, composer
  • Dec 13 Alvin Curran, composer
  • Dec 13 Tom Shaw, Wichita KS, PGA golfer (1969 Doral Open AVCO Golf Classic)
  • Dec 13 Tony Gomez, rocker (Foundations)
  • Dec 14 Hal Williams, actor (Pvt Benjamin, 227, Sanford & Son), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Dec 14 Janette Scott, actress (Day of the Triffids)
  • Dec 14 Leonardo Boff, Italy, Brazilian Catholic theologian
  • Dec 15 Dennis RB Madide, South African Internal minister of Transkei
  • Dec 15 Bob [Robert] Foster, American professional boxer "The Deputy Sheriff", born in Borger, Texas (d. 2015)
  • Dec 16 Michael Greer, actor (Bobby Gentry Show), born in Durham, North Carolina
  • Dec 16 Frank Deford, American sportswriter
  • Dec 16 Liv Ullmann, Norwegian actress and director (The Emigrants, Persona), born in Tokyo, Japan

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Dec 16 Jimmie Lee Jackson, Marion Alabama, American civil rights protestor

Civil Rights Protestor Jimmie Lee Jackson
Civil Rights Protestor
Jimmie Lee Jackson
  • Dec 17 Carlo Little, English drummer (d. 2005)
  • Dec 18 [Bryan] Chas Chandler, English rock bassist (The Animals-House of the Rising Sun) and manager of Jimi Hendrix, born in Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Dec 18 Roger E. Mosley, American actor
  • Dec 20 John Harris Harbison, composer, born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Dec 21 Larry Bryggman, Concord CA, actor (Dr John Dixon-As the World Turns)
  • Dec 22 Matty Alou, Dominican baseball player
  • Dec 22 Lucien Bouchard, Quebec politician
  • Dec 23 Bob Kahn, American Internet pioneer
  • Dec 24 Ralp Inbar, Dutch TV host (Banana Split)
  • Dec 24 Valentim Loureiro, Portuguese politician, and former football chairman of Boavista F.C. and Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional
  • Dec 25 David Borden, composer
  • Dec 25 Wibo van de Linde, Dutch TV host/director (Avro)
  • Dec 25 Duane Armstrong, American painter (Fields of Grass), born in Fresno California
  • Dec 26 Bahram Beizai, Iranian playwright and film director
  • Dec 26 Alamgir Kabir, Bangladeshi film director (d. 1989)
  • Dec 28 Bruce Yarnell, actor (Outlaws), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 28 Charles Neville, US rock vocalist/saxophonist (Neville Brothers)
  • Dec 28 Janet Hough Bryant, author/performing artist/educator
  • Dec 28 Richard Sudhalter, British(?) writer/jazz musician
  • Dec 28 Frank Kelly, Irish stage and screen actor (Father Ted), born in Dublin (d. 2016)
  • Dec 29 Jon Voight, Yonkers, NY, actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy)
  • Dec 29 Wayne Huizenga, CEO (Waste Management, Blockbuster, Miami Dolphins)
  • Dec 30 Joseph Bologna, actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 31 Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Holland, speed skater (world champ), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 31 Henricus G Wijmans, Dutch graphic artist
  • Dec 31 Rosalind Cash, American actress (Omega Man, Wrong is Right), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 1995)

Famous Weddings


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Famous Divorces


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Famous Deaths


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