What Happened on July 21, 1938

Historical Events

Music History

Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massine's ballet Nobilissima Visione premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Kuerti, Austrian-Canadian Juno Award-winning classical pianist, peace activist, composer, and educator, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Janet Reno, first woman US Attorney General (1993-2001), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2016)
  • Les Aspin, American politician (Rep-D-Wisc, 1971-93), Minister of Defense (1993-94), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1995)
Born in 1938

Famous Deaths

  • Owen Wister, American author, 'father of the Western' (The Virginian), dies at 78
1938 Highlights

About July 21, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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