On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardNFL Championship

National Football League Championship, Polo Grounds, NYC: New York Giants beat Green Bay Packers, 23-17; record title game attendance 48,120

American Football Player Mel Hein
American Football Player
Mel Hein

Famous Birthdays

  • Enrico Macias, Algerian-French singer, born in Constantine, Algeria
  • McCoy Tyner, American jazz pianist (John Coltrane Quartet), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Christian Lous Lange, Norwegian pacifist and internationalist (Nobel Peace Prize 1921), dies at 69