On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander von Schlippenbach, German jazz pianist and composer (Globe Unity Orchestra), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Freddie Hubbard, jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Person of interestJerry Brown

Jerry Brown, American politician and Governor of California (Democratic: 1975-83, 2011-19), born in San Francisco, California

Governor of California Jerry Brown
Governor of California
Jerry Brown
  • Spencer Dryden, American drummer (Jefferson Airplane - "White Rabbit"; New Riders of the Purple Sage), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Yvonne Lime, actress (Father Knows Best, Dobie Gillis), born in Glendale, California
1938 Highlights

About April 7, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries