On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1938

Historical Events

  • Anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa, Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Bland, South African cricketer (South African bat Maybe the best cover field), born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • Nancy Holt, American artist (land art), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Ron Hansen, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1960, 60²; AL Rookie of the Year 1960; Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox), born in Oxford, Nebraska
1938 Highlights

About April 5, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries