On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut

Famous Deaths

  • Andrej Hlinka, Slovak politician and Catholic priest, dies at 1938
Singer and guitarist Robert Johnson
Singer and guitarist
Robert Johnson

1938 Highlights

About August 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo