What Happened on July 28, 1938

Historical Events

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

Sports History

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

Famous Birthdays

Alberto Fujimori (85 years old)

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

  • 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)
Born in 1938

About July 28, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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