What Happened on April 16, 1938

Historical Events

  • Great Britain recognizes Italian annexation of Abyssinia

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Wilson, Scottish politician (Leader of the Scottish National Party), born in Govan, Glasgow (d. 2017)
  • Rich Rollins, American MLB third baseman, born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania
Born in 1938

Famous Deaths

  • Bertram Mills, British circus proprietor (Bertram Mills Circus), dies at 70
  • Steve Bloomer, English footballer (b. 1874)
1938 Highlights

About April 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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