On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Marrou, American Libertarian Presidential candidate (1992), born in Nixon, Texas
  • Liesbeth Struppert, Dutch actress (Miep Gies-Anne Frank), born in Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands (d. 1994)
  • Lynn Blessing, vibes player (d. 1994)
  • Richard Meade, British equestrian (3 Olympic Golds 1968, 1970), born in Chepstow, Monmouthshire (d. 2015)
  • Yvonne Minton, Australian-British soprano, born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Dina Appeldoorn, Dutch pianist and composer, dies at 54