On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1938

Historical Events

  • 5th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Henry Picard wins his only Masters, 2 strokes ahead of runners-up Harry Cooper and Ralph Guldahl

Famous Birthdays

  • A. Bartlett Giamatti, American executive (MLB Commissioner 1989; President Yale University 1978-86), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Christiani, cricket wicket keep (WI 1935), dies of malaria at 24
1938 Highlights

About April 4, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries