On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1938

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
  • Fyador Chaliapin, Russian operatic bass-baritone (Boris Godunov), dies at 65
1938 Highlights

About April 12, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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