On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Jayant Narlikar, Indian astrophysicist (Hoyle–Narlikar theory), born in Maharashtra, India
  • Nicholas Bethell, 4th Baron Bethell, British historian, born in London (d. 2007)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Burgess Meredith (30) divorces actress Margaret Perry (25) after 2 years of marriage


1938 Highlights

About July 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer