On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1938

Historical Events

  • Eduard van Beinum becomes world's 1st conductor at Concert Hall

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jean Anouilh's "La Sauvage" premieres in Paris

Dramatist Jean Anouilh
Jean Anouilh
  • Paul Vincent Carroll's "White Seed" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Knuth, American mathematician & computer scientist, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Person of interestFrank Mahovlich

Frank Mahovlich, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame left wing, politician (6-time Stanley Cup winner, born in Timmins, Ontario

NHL Legend Frank Mahovlich
NHL Legend
Frank Mahovlich

Person of interestWillie McCovey

Willie McCovey, American Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman (6 x MLB All Star; NL MVP 1969; NL home run leader 1963, 68, 69; SF Giants), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2018)

Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Willie McCovey
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Willie McCovey

Famous Deaths

  • Willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68
1938 Highlights

About January 10, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn