On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1938

Historical Events

  • Concentration camp at Flossenburg goes into use
  • Lefty Grove defeats Tigers 4-3 for 1st of record 20 consecutive wins at his home field Fenway Park; he doesn't lose there until May 12 1941

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Vatican recognizes Franco-Spain

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Cannizzaro, American baseball player, born in Oakland, California (d. 2016)
1938 Highlights

About May 3, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus