On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1938

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

64th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Lawrin scores first of record 5 Derby wins

Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Eddie Arcaro
Racing Hall of Fame Jockey
Eddie Arcaro
  • Dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers"

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Caldwell, Irish flyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 2009)
1938 Highlights

About May 7, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus