On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY)
  • Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Chicago Black Hawks beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-1 for a 3-1 series win; only team to win Cup with losing regular season record

Famous Deaths

  • Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author (Man & Mark), dies at 65