On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1938

Historical Events

  • 500 ton meteorite lands near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Lagutin, USSR, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic gold 1964, 68)
  • Don Mincher, Huntsville, Alabama, Major League Baseball 1st baseman, (d. 2012)
  • Edmund Falkiner, jazz saxophinist and probation officer (d. 1997)
  • Lawrence Block, American writer
  • Lowell Cross, American electronic music composer, instrument maker and laser light show inventor, born in Kingsville, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
1938 Highlights

About June 24, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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