On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Carry Tefsen, Dutch actress (Say A)
  • Paul Bartel, director/actor (Eating Raoul), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Peter Bonerz, actor (Jerry-Bob Newhart Show, 9 to 5), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Famous Deaths

  • Warner Oland, Swedish actor (The Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan), dies at 58