What Happened on May 14, 1938

Historical Events

The Adventures of Robin Hood

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

  • 63rd Preakness: Maurice Peters aboard Dauber wins in 1:59.8
  • England soccer team beats Nazi-Germany, 6-3
1938 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Rowlands, Welsh rugby union scrum half (14 caps; Abercraf RFC, Pontypool RFC, Llanelli RFC, Swansea RFC), born in Upper Cwmtwrch, Wales (d. 2023)
Born in 1938

Famous Deaths

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

About May 14, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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