On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1938

Historical Events

  • Federal Trade Commission orders 8 manufacturers and the PGA of America to end their practice of golf ball price-fixing

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael J[oseph] Kurland, American sci-fi author (Infernal Device)

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italian poet, writer (Il fuoco, Intruder), playwright and military hero as part of the elite Arditi storm troops, dies of a stroke at 74
1938 Highlights

About March 1, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces