On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1938

Historical Events

  • 10th Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland wins 7½-4½ at the Old Course at St Andrews
  • 70th Belmont: James Stout aboard Pasteurized wins in 2:29.6

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Mahaffey, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star (1961, 1961², 1962²; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Simeon Coxe, American songwriter, singer and psychedelic synthesizer player (Silver Apples), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2020)
1938 Highlights

About June 4, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini