On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1938

Historical Events

  • 34,000-ton Cunard-White Star liner Mauretania launched at Birkenhead

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Don Bradman scores 202 Australia v Somerset, 225 mins, 32 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAlberto Fujimori

Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru (1990-2000), born in Lima, Peru

President of Peru Alberto Fujimori
President of Peru
Alberto Fujimori
  • Arsen Dedić, Croatian singer-songwriter and poet, born in Šibenik, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2015)
  • George Cummings, American rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • Luis Aragonés, Spanish soccer forward (11 caps; Atlético Madrid) and manager (Spain 2004-08; Atlético Madrid, Barcelona), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2014)
  • Robert Hughes, Australian art critic and writer (Barcelona), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 2012)
1938 Highlights

About July 28, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo