On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1938

Historical Events

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Shawnee CC: 1934 champion Paul Runyan dominates the heavily favoured Sam Snead, 8 & 7; largest victory margin ever in the event's match play format

Golfer Sam Snead
Sam Snead

Famous Birthdays

  • Thorkell Sigurbj√∂rnsson, Icelandic composer, born in Reykjavik (d. 2013)
1938 Highlights

About July 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer