What Happened on March 13, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • In a process known as Anschluss, Austria is annexed into Nazi Germany
  • World News Roundup is broadcast for the first time on CBS Radio in the United States.

Famous Birthdays

  • Erma Franklin, American singer (d. 2002)
  • Hans-Joachim Hespos, composer
  • Jean-Claude Risset, composer
  • Joseph Bellino, footballer (1960 Heisman Trophy)
  • Patricia W Amicone, educator/midwife

Famous Deaths

  • Clarence S Darrow, Scopes Monkey Trial attorney, dies in Chicago at 80
  • Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin, Russian politician and intellectual, dies at 49