What Happened on January 5, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders), born in Wausau, Wisconsin

Juan Carlos IJuan Carlos I (84 years old)

King of Spain (1975-2014), born in Rome, Italy

  • Leo Avery, Abbot of Quarr Abbey, born in Wakefield, United Kingdom (d. 1996)
  • Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Kenyan writer, born in Kamirithu
  • Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer star, born in Koog aan de Zaan, Netherlands (d. 1989)
1938 Highlights

About January 5, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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