On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1938

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Mkapa, Tanzanian politician, President of Tanzania (1995-2005), born in Ndanda, Tanganyika (d. 2020)
  • Mort Shuman, American singer-songwriter (Viva Las Vegas), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
1938 Highlights

About November 12, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio