On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1938

Historical Events

Film Premier

"You Can’t Take It With You" from the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur premieres. Best Picture (1939)

  • England score 7-903 declared v Australia, Len Hutton scores 364

Famous Birthdays

  • Roger Greenaway, English composer and record producer ("I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing"), born in Fishponds, England
1938 Highlights

About August 23, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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