On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1938

Historical Events

  • Baker Bowl, Philadelphia: Phillies infielder Emmett "Heine" Mueller & Brooklyn Dodger outfielder Ernie Koy both homer in their 1st MLB at bats

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Tunick, American composer (one of 16 'EGOT' winners - having won all four major American show business awards: Emmy; Grammy, Oscar; and Tony), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Henry John Newbolt, English poet and author (Studies Green & Gray), dies at 75
1938 Highlights

About April 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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