On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1938

Historical Events

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs 6-4, 6-0 in 4th final between the pair (Wills Moody won all 4)

Famous Birthdays

  • John McDonnell, American track, cross country coach (University of Arkansas 1972–2008; 40 x NCAA C'ships; 8 x NCAA Triple Crown; 30 x NCAA coach of the year), born in County Mayo, Ireland (d. 2021)
1938 Highlights

About July 2, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer