What Happened on June 16, 1938

Historical Events

Sports History

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, American novelist (Garden of Earthly Delights), born in New York
  • Mickie Finn, American banjo player, and TV hostess (Mickie Finn's), born in Hugo, Oklahoma
  • Robert Gutter, American conductor and teacher (founded International Institute for Conductors, 1996), born in New York City (d. 2017)
  • Torgny Lindgren, Swedish writer (The Way of a Serpent), born in Norsj√∂, Sweden (d. 2017)
1938 Highlights

About June 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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