On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1938

Historical Events

  • Civil Aeronautics Authority (US) established
  • Marineland opens in Florida-1st aquarium
  • NYC Mayor LaGuardia assigns 21 cops to patrol subway

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Vega [Bermowitz] American punk rock vocalist (Suicide - "Ghost Rider"; "Dream Baby Dream"; Cubist Blues), and visual artist, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
1938 Highlights

About June 23, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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