On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry Bryggman, American actor (Dr John Dixon-As the World Turns), born in Concord, California
  • Roland Coryn, Belgian violist, composer, and music educator, born in Kortrijk, Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Miller Shepard, American philanthropist who established Hall of Fame, dies at 70
1938 Highlights

About December 21, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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