On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Misson, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1960-61)
  • Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Richard Dumbrill, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 5 Tests 1965-67)

Person of interestTed Turner

Ted Turner, American founder of CNN, owner of the Atlanta Braves and winner of the America's Cup in 1977, born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner

Famous Deaths

  • Lev Shestov, Russian philosopher (b. 1866)