On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur B. Rubinstein, American composer
  • Bill Hicke, Canadian NHL right wing (3-time NHL All Star), born in Regina, Saskatchewan (d. 2005)
  • David Steel, Scottish politician
  • Jimmy Johnson, American Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback (4-time Pro Bowl), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nathaniel Taylor, American actor (Rollo-Sanford & Sons), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2019)
  • Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of Delhi

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Kloos, Dutch poet and critic (New Guide), dies at 78
1938 Highlights

About March 31, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries