On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1938

Historical Events

  • 1st play telecast with original Broadway cast, "Susan & God"
  • Boeing 314 Clipper flying boat 1st flown (Eddie Allen)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Douglas DC-4E makes its 1st test flight

Aviation Pioneer Donald Wills Douglas
Aviation Pioneer
Donald Wills Douglas

Famous Birthdays

  • Judy Ann Scott-Fox, literary agent, born in Devon, England (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Norbert Fonteyne, Flemish writer (How Flemings Came Late), dies
1938 Highlights

About June 7, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini