On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1938

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Don Bradman scores 143 Austalia v Surrey, 198 mins, 11 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • David Groh, American actor (Joe-Rhoda, Don-Another Day), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Urs Widmer, Swiss writer, born in Basel (d. 2014)
1938 Highlights

About May 21, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini