On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1938

Historical Events

  • Dutch writer Maurits Dekker sentenced to 50 days for "offending a friendly head of state" (Adolf Hitler)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Garon, Quebec economist and politician, born in Saint-Michel, Quebec (d. 2014)
  • Larry Gogan, Irish radio personality (Raidió Teilifís Éireann), born in Dublin
1938 Highlights

About May 6, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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