On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Eiko Ishioka, Costume Designer (Academy Award, Bram Stoker’s Dracula), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2012)
  • Mickey Stratton, Meriden Ct, softball catcher (Hall of Fame 1969)
  • Ron Fairly, American baseball utility and broadcaster (MLB All Star 1973, 77; LA Dodgers, Montreal Expos; Seattle Mariners), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2019)
  • Wieger Mensonides, Dutch swimmer, born in The Hague, Netherlands
1938 Highlights

About July 12, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer