On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1938

Historical Events

  • Banning speech on anti-fascism demonstration in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Becker, French director, screenwriter and actor
  • Manuel Santana, Spanish tennis player (4-time Grand Slam singles champion), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Maxim Shostakovich, Russian conductor (Atlanta Symphony), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Soviet Union
  • Merritt Ranew, baseball player
  • Peter Davies, Major-General/Director-General (RSPCA)
  • Philip Gordon Winsor, American composer, Born in Morris, Illinois (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Percy McAlister, Australian cricket batsman (8 Tests; Big Six cricket dispute 1912), dies at 68
1938 Highlights

About May 10, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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