On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st jazz concert held at Carnegie Hall (Benny Goodman)
  • LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg retains title by a massive 14 strokes ahead of Jane Cothran

Famous Birthdays

  • Jô Soares, Brazilian author, musician and TV personality
  • Michael Pataki, actor (Get Christie Love), born in Youngstown, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Indian Bengali novelist (Devdas), dies at 61