What Happened on July 31, 1938

Historical Events

  • 32nd Tour de France: Italian cyclist Gino Bartali wins both general and mountain classifications
  • Archaeologists discover engraved gold and silver plates from King Darius in Persepolis.

Radio History

MLB Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis suspends New York Yankees outfielder Jake Powell after he said on Chicago radio he kept in shape by "cracking" African Americans over the head with his nightstick

1938 History

About July 31, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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