On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 97th Grand National: 17 year old jockey Bruce Hobbs wins aboard 40/1 Battleship; first US bred and owned winner; only horse to win GN and American Grand National (1934)

Famous Birthdays

  • Fritz d'Orey, Brazilian racing driver
  • Hoyt Axton, actor (Black Stallion, Junkman, Rousters), born in Duncan, Oklahoma