On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Carla Bley [Carla Borg], American musician (Escalator Over the Hill), born in Oakland, California
  • Harvey Sollberger, flutist/composer (2 Oboes Troping), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Sauwen, Flemish poet (Hours of Solitude), dies at 81
1938 Highlights

About May 11, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus