On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1938

Historical Events

  • BBC's 1st feature film on TV (Student of Prague)

Famous Birthdays

  • Niara Sudarkasa [Gloria Albertha Marshall], American educator and anthropologist (Lincoln College), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Trumble, Australian cricket spin bowler and captain (32 Tests, 141 wickets; 2 x Test hat-tricks), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Jim Kelly, Australian cricketer (36 Tests for Aust 1896-1905, stumped 20), dies at 71
  • Landon Ronald, British composer, pianist and teacher (Guildhall School of Music), dies at 65
1938 Highlights

About August 14, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo