On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boston Red Sox first baseman Jimmie Foxx is voted Most Valuable Player of the American League for the third time

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Black, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in NYC, New York
  • Patrick Buchanan, American conservative political commentator and politician, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Queen Sofia, consort of King Juan Carlos I (Spain), born Princess of Greece and Denmark in Athens, Greece
  • Ria Beckers, Dutch politician and leader of the progressive Christian party PPR, born in Driebergen, Netherlands (d. 2006)