On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1938

Historical Events

  • Herb Caen's 1st column in San Francisco Chronicle

Famous Birthdays

  • Stanley Silverman, American composer, born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • John McIlwraith, cricketer (Tests for Australia), dies
1938 Highlights

About July 5, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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