What Happened on November 12, 1938

Historical Events

Historic Event

Hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Mkapa, Tanzanian politician, President of Tanzania (1995-2005), born in Ndanda, Tanganyika (d. 2020)
  • Mort Shuman, American singer, and songwriter, with Doc Pomus ("Viva Las Vegas"; "Save The Last Dance For Me"), born in New York City (d. 1991)
1938 Highlights

About November 12, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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