On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Simic Yugoslavian-born poet, 15th Poet Laureate of the United States
  • Geoffrey Holland, civil servant

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas B. Thrige, Danish industrialist, dies at 72
1938 Highlights

About May 9, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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