On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1938

Historical Events

  • General Motors begins mass production of diesel engines

Famous Birthdays

  • Denny Smith, (Rep-R-OR, 1981- )
  • Eskil Hemberg, Swedish composer, conductor (Stockholm University Chorus, 1959-84), and artistic director (Royal Swedish Opera, 1987-96), born in Stockholm (d. 2004)
1938 Highlights

About January 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn