On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1938

Historical Events

  • 5.0 Earthquake in Belgium kills 2, strongest in 45 years
  • Cincinnati Red Johnny Vander Meer no-hits Boston Braves, 3-0
  • Compton scores 1st Test Cricket ton (102 v Aust) aged 20 yrs 19 days
  • England cricket team declare at 8 for 658 v Australia at Trent Bridge
  • French Championships Men's Tennis: American Don Budge beats Roderich Menzel of Czechoslovakia 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 for the 2nd leg of his Grand Slam
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: In an all-French final Simonne Mathieu wins first of consecutive titles; beats Nelly Adamson 6-0, 6-3
  • US Open Men's Golf, Cherry Hills CC: Ralph Guldahl wins back-to-back Open titles, 6 strokes ahead of runner-up Dick Metz
1938 Highlights

About June 11, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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