On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1938

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

1st MLB Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis
1st MLB Commissioner
Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Glenn, American news anchor (CBS Nightwatch), born in NYC, New York
  • Dave Pike, 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? 82 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries