On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1938

Historical Events

  • Boston first baseman Jimmie Foxx is walked a record 6 consecutive times by St Louis Browns; Red Sox still win, 12-8

Famous Birthdays

  • Joyce Carol Oates, NY, novelist (Garden of Earthly Delights)
  • Mickie Finn, Hugo Oklahoma, TV hostess/banjo player (Mickie Finn's)
  • Torgny Lindgren, Swedish writer
1938 Highlights

About June 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini