What Happened on June 19, 1938

Historical Events

  • "Olympian Flyer" express train crashes in Montana, killing 47
  • FIFA World Cup Final, Stade Olympique de Colombes, Paris, France: Luigi Colausig & Silvio Piola each score 2 goals as Italy beats Hungary, 4-1
  • Paul Waner (Pirates) homers off Pete Sivess (Phillies) in DH
  • Reds Johnny Vander Meer extends his string of hitless baseball innings to 21 2/3 before Debs Garms singles for Boston in 4th

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Gwathmey, architect (5 Architects)
  • Ian Smith, Australian actor
  • John Sheil, Northern Irish High Court judge
1938 Highlights

About June 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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