On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1938

Historical Events

  • NescafĂ© introduces their flagship brand in Switzerland

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

World heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis KOs Harry Thomas in 5th round of their title bout in Chicago; 3rd defence by Louis

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Famous Birthdays

  • John Quade, American actor
1938 Highlights

About April 1, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries