On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Phillies Harold Kelleher faces 16 batters in 6th, as Cubs score 12 runs, both marks are NL records off one hurler in a single inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerzy Skolimowski, Polish film director (Hands Up, Deep End), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Johnnie Taylor, American R&B and multi-genre singer (Disco Lady, I Believe in You), born in Crawfordsville, Arkansas (d. 2000)
  • Michael Murphy, American ctor (McCabe & Mrs Miller, Unmarried Woman), born in Los Angeles, California