On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1938

Historical Events

  • Los Angeles freezes at 28°F

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Curran, American composer (Inner Cities; I Dreamt John Cage Yodeling at the Zurich Hauptbahnhof), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Tom Shaw, American golfer (The Tradition 1993), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Tony Gomez, British rock keyboardist (The Foundations - "Baby Now That I've Found You"; "Build Me Up Buttercup"), born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) (d. 2015)
1938 Highlights

About December 13, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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