On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1938

Historical Events

  • Austria becomes a state of Germany
  • NY makes syphilis test mandatory in order to get a marriage license

Appointment of Interest

Second government of Blum replaced by Édouard Daladier's government in France


Famous Birthdays

  • Don Meredith, NFL quarterback (Cowboys)/Mon Night Football, born in Mount Vernon, Texas

Famous Weddings

Sammy Baugh

NFL quarterback Sammy Baugh (24) weds his college sweetheart Edmonia Smith in Sweetwater, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph "King" Oliver, American jazz cornet player, composer, bandleader, and mentor to Louis Armstrong, dies of arteriosclerosis at 56 [1]
  • Nana Annor Adjaye, Pan-Africanist, dies in W Nzima Ghana
1938 Highlights

About April 10, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries