On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1938

Historical Events

Sports History

Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis frees 74 St Louis Cardinals minor league players

Famous Birthdays

  • Bertie Auld, Scottish soccer midfielder (3 caps; Celtic, Birmingham City) and manager (Partick Thistle, Hibernian, Hamilton Academical), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • Christopher Glenn, American news anchor (CBS Nightwatch), born in NYC, New York
  • Dave Pike, American jazz vibraphone and marimba player, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Kenneth J Gregory, warden (Goldsmiths' College)
  • Maynard Jackson, first African American mayor of Atlanta (d. 2003)
1938 Highlights

About March 23, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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