On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1938

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 144* in 1st Test Cricket at Trent Bridge

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Chlorophyll patented by Benjamin Grushkin
  • Dorothy Lathrop wins 1st Caldecott Medal (kid books author)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustavo Ávila, Venezuelan jockey (Kentucky Derby/Preakness 1971), born in Caracas, Venezuela

Famous Deaths

  • William Wallace Campbell, American astronomer and Director of Lick Observatory, dies at 76
1938 Highlights

About June 14, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini