On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1938

Historical Events

  • Italy bars all Jewish teachers in Public & High School

Famous Birthdays

Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers, American pop and country singer-songwriter ("The Gambler"; "Through the Years") and entrepreneur (Kenny Rogers Roasters), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2020)

1938 Highlights

About August 21, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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