On This Day

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, baseball player (Cubs)
  • 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? 83 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini