What Happened on December 5, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Gennady Sapunov, Russian Greco-Roman wrestler (World C'ship gold lightweight 1963, 65; silver 1966) and coach (Soviet GR wrestling team 1979-90), born in Ust-Muya, Russia (d. 2023)
  • J. D. McDuffie, American auto racer (653 x NASCAR Cup Series races; 106 x top-10 finishes), born in Upper Little River Township, North Carolina (d. 1991)
  • J. J. Cale, American rock guitarist and songwriter ("After Midnight": "Call Me The Breeze"; "Cocaine"), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2013)
Born in 1938
1938 Highlights

About December 5, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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