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

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson (1911-1938)

American blues singer-songwriter, and guitarist (King of Delta Blues Singers), poisoned at 27

1938 Highlights

About August 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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