On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Janusz A. Zajdel, Polish sci-fi author (The Whole Truth about Planet Xi), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1985)
  • Maxine Waters, American politician (Rep-D-California), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Nesbert "Stix" Hooper, American jazz drummer (The Crusaders), born in Houston, Texas
  • Stephen Breyer, American lawyer and Justice of the Supreme Court, born in San Francisco, California
1938 Highlights

About August 15, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo