On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1938

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

President Franklin Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Shin Geum Dan, North Korean 400m/800m runner (1962 world record), born in Riwon County, North Korea
1938 Highlights

About July 3, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer