On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Barton Keith McLean, composer

Person of interestKofi Annan

Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat and 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1997-2006), born in Comassie, Gold Coast (d. 2018)

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan
UN Secretary-General
Kofi Annan
  • Lory Patrick, Beckley WV, actress (Trina-Tales of Welles Fargo)
  • Mohammad Farooq, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (7 Tests, 21 wickets; Karachi), born in Junagadh, India

Famous Deaths

  • Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (took 2-99 lefty in test for S Af), dies
1938 Highlights

About April 8, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries