What Happened in 1938 (Part 7)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 694 of 694

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

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

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

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Nov 24th Oscar Robertson [The Big O], NBA guard (Cin, Milwaukee, Olympic-gold-1960)

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

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

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