On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1938

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)
1938 Highlights

About February 5, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius