On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1938

Historical Events

  • Gert Terblanche, a local school boy, discovers fossils of an unknown 'robust-type' human ancestor, later named Paranthropus robustus by Robert Broom, at Kromdraai, Blaauwbank River Valley in South Africa
1938 Highlights

About June 8, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini