On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1938

Historical Events

  • Groundbreaking begins for Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Foster, American boxer (world light-heavyweight champion 1968-74), born in Borger, Texas (d. 2015)
  • Dennis RB Madide, South African Internal minister of Transkei
1938 Highlights

About December 15, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius