On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1938

Historical Events

Music Recording

American singer Ella Fitzgerald records "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" with Chick Webb and His Orchestra

Historic Event

Pulitzer prize awarded to Thornton Wilder for his play "Our Town"


Famous Birthdays

  • Moshoeshoe II, King of Lesotho (1966-90), born in Morija, Lesotho (d. 1996)
1938 Highlights

About May 2, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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