What Happened on June 14, 1938

Historical Events

Cricket History

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

  • Chlorophyll patented by Benjamin Grushkin
  • Dorothy Lathrop wins 1st Caldecott Medal (kid books author)
1938 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustavo Ávila, Venezuelan jockey (Kentucky Derby/Preakness 1971), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Julie Felix, American-born British-based folk-rock singer-songwriter, and BBC presenter (The Frost Report; Once More With Felix), born in Santa Barbara, California (d. 2020)
Born in 1938

Famous Deaths

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

About June 14, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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