On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1938

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth is signed as a Brooklyn Dodgers coach for the remainder of the season

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Don "Sugarcane" Harris, American rock guitarist and electric violin pioneer (Don & Dewey; Frank Zappa), born in Pasadena, California (d. 1999)
  • Joop Worrell, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • Kevin Murray, Australian rules footballer
1938 Highlights

About June 18, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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