On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1938

Historical Events

  • German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi

Famous Birthdays

  • Haruhiro Yamashita, Japanese gymnast (2 golds 1964 Olympics), born in Uwajima, Japan
  • John Reilly, American actor (Sean-General Hospital, Dallas, Hamptons), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Josef OdloĹžil, Czech Athlete (1500m Olympic silver 1964), born in Otrokovice, Czech-Slovak Republic (d. 1993)
  • Narvel Felts, American country singer (Reconsider Me), born in Keiser, Arkansas
  • Roger Lavern [Jackson], English rock keyboardist (Tornados), born in Kidderminster, England (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestTyphoid Mary

Mary Mallon, Irish-American patient best known as 'Typhoid Mary' and the first person in the United States known to be immune to typhoid, dies at 69


1938 Highlights

About November 11, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio