On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • John Larsson, Swedish writer and 17th General of The Salvation Army, born in Sweden
  • Whirlaway, American thoroughbred racehorse (Triple Crown 1941), born in Lexington, Kentucky (d. 1953)

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Berend, writer, dies
1938 Highlights

About April 2, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries