On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1938

Historical Events

  • Baseball's Pinky Higgins gets 12th straight hit

Sports History

Bradman scores 101* in 77 minutes, Australia v Lancashire

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Burton, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • James Botten, South African cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 South African series v England), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 2006)
  • Ron Ely [Ronald Pierce], American actor (Tarzan, Doc Savage), born in Hereford, Texas
1938 Highlights

About June 21, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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