What Happened on May 10, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Banning speech on anti-fascism demonstration in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Becker, French director, screenwriter and actor
  • Manuel Santana, tennis player (US Open 1965)
  • Maxim Shostakovich, Leningrad Russia, conductor (Atlanta Symph)
  • Merritt Ranew, baseball player
  • Michael Shea, director (Hanson Trust), Queen's press secretary
  • Peter Davies, Major-General/Director-General (RSPCA)
  • Philip Gordon Winsor, American composer, Born in Morris, Illinois (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Percy McAlister, cricketer (8 Tests, punches Clem Hill in 1912), dies