On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Karin Balzer, German athlete (Olympic gold 80m hurdles 1964; bronze 100m hurdles 1972), born in Magdeburg, Germany (d. 2019)
  • Marion Chapman, smallest known premature baby to survive (280 g), born in South Shields, England
1938 Highlights

About June 5, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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