On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Eduard van Beinum becomes world's 1st conductor at Concert Hall
  • Jean Anouilh's "La Sauvage" premieres in Paris
  • 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
  • Ivan Twigden, English contractor/multi-millionaire (Twigden PLC)
  • Willie McCovey, American Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman (6-time All Star), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Willem de Vreese, Flemish linguist, dies at 68