On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1938

Historical Events

  • Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Herbjørnsrud, Norwegian author
  • Ian Brady [Ian Duncan Stewart], British serial killer (Moors Murders), born in Glasgow (d. 2017)
  • John Considine, actor (Reginald Love-Another World)
1938 Highlights

About January 2, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn