On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1938

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"The Adventures of Robin Hood", directed by Michael Curtiz, William Keighley and starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland is released

  • 63rd Preakness: Maurice Peters aboard Dauber wins in 1:59.8
  • England soccer team beats Nazi-Germany, 6-3

Famous Deaths

  • Jacobus C J "Jacques" Hermans, actor (Ghetto), dies at 81
1938 Highlights

About May 14, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus