What Happened on May 3, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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
  • Vatican recognizes Franco-Spain

Famous Birthdays

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