On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1938

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

  • Daniel Buren, French conceptual artist, born in Paris, France
  • Fritz d'Orey, Brazilian racing driver
  • Hoyt Axton, American songwriter, singer ("No No Song"; "Joy To The World"; "I've Never Been To Spain"), and actor (McCloud; Gremlins; The Rousters), born in Duncan, Oklahoma (d. 1999)
1938 Highlights

About March 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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