What Happened on January 21, 1938

Historical Events

  • Dutch government starts obligatory unemployment insurance

Famous Birthdays

  • John Savident, British actor
  • Romano Fogli, Italian soccer midfielder (13 caps; Torino FC, Bologna FC 1909, A.C. Milan, Calcio Catania) and manager (Bologna FC), born in Santa Maria a Monte, Italy (d. 2021)
  • Wolfman Jack [Robert Weston Smith], American disc jockey (The Midnight Special), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • George Méliès, French early filmmaker (A Trip to the Moon), dies at 76
1938 Highlights

About January 21, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius