What Happened on February 17, 1938

Historical Events

  • 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Rees, Welsh rugby union fly-half (3 Tests; Maesteg RFC), rugby league five eighth (Leeds RLFC) and cricket all-rounder (Glamorgan CCC), born in Talbot, Wales (d. 2022)
  • Mary Frances Berry, American lawyer and activist, head of US Commission on Civil Rights, born in Nashville, Tennessee
Born in 1938
1938 Highlights

About February 17, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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