On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1938

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Jezebel" film premieres directed by William Wyler, starring Bette Davis and Henry Fonda, from the play by Owen Davis

Academy Awards

10th Academy Awards: "The Life of Emile Zola", Spencer Tracy & Luise Rainer win


Famous Birthdays

  • Ijaz Butt, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in 8 Tests 1958-60)
  • Kaz─▒m Ayvaz, Turkish wrestler (Olympic gold lightweight 1964; World C'ship gold welterweight 1958; lightweight 1962), born in Rize, Turkey (d. 2020)
  • Marina Vlady, Clichy France, actress (Conjugal Bed, The Hunt)
  • Norman Blake, American traditional stringed instrument artist and songwriter, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Ron Mix, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders)
1938 Highlights

About March 10, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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