What Happened on June 26, 1938

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Davis Jr, American pop singer (5th Dimension - "Up, Up And Away"), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Gerald North, American climatologist, born in Sweetwater, Tennessee
  • Neil Abercrombie, American politician (Rep-D-Hawaii, 1986-88), born in Buffalo, New York
Born in 1938

Famous Deaths

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)

American Harlem Renaissance poet, lyricist ("Lift Every Voice And Sing"), civil rights activist, and leader of the NAACP, dies in a car crash at 67

1938 Highlights

About June 26, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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