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 18 'EGOT' winners - having won all four major American show business awards: Emmy; Grammy, Oscar; and Tony), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1938

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? 85 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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