What Happened on June 15, 1938

Historical Events

  • 1st night game at Brooklyn Ebbets Field (Reds 6, Dodgers 0) as Cincinnati Red Johnny Vander Meer hurls unprecedented 2nd consecutive no-hitter

Famous Birthdays

  • Aron Burton, American electric and Chicago blues bass guitarist, singer, and songwriter, born in Senatobia, Mississippi (d. 2016)
  • Billy Williams, American Baseball HOF left fielder (6 x MLB All Star; NL Rookie of the Year 1961; NL batting champion 1972; Chicago Cubs), born in Whistler, Alabama
  • Tony Oxley, British free-jazz and avant-garde drummer, born in Sheffield, England

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst L Kirchner, German painter, dies at 58
1938 Highlights

About June 15, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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