On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday

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 President of Yale and baseball commissioner (1989), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

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