What Happened on July 29, 1938

Historical Events

  • Olympic National Park established in Washington state, longest undeveloped coastline in America

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Wert, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Strasburg, Pennsylvania
  • Jean Rochon, Quebec politician, born in Montreal, Quebec

Peter JenningsPeter Jennings (1938-2005)

Canadian-American news anchor (ABC Evening News), born in Toronto, Ontario


Famous Deaths

  • Nikolai Krylenko, Russian/Soviet jurist and politician (b. 1885)
1938 Highlights

About July 29, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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