On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Hans Engnestangen skates world record 500m (41.8 sec)
  • III British Empire Games open in Sydney, Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick van Niehoff, Dutch vocalist (Fouryo)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Litten, German jurist (b. 1903)