On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1938

Historical Events

  • Bill Edrich scores his 1,000th run of cricket season, all at Lord's

Famous Birthdays

  • John Prescott, British Labour MP
  • Johnny Paycheck [Donald Lytle], American country singer ("Take This Job and Shove It"), born in Greenfield, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • Peter Yarrow, American singer-songwriter (Peter, Paul & Mary -"Puff The Magic Dragon"), born in NYC, New York
1938 Highlights

About May 31, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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