On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1938

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
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx

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 SofĂ­a [Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark], Queen consort of King Juan Carlos I of Spain, born in Athens, Greece
  • Ria Beckers, Dutch politician and leader of the progressive Christian party PPR, born in Driebergen, Netherlands (d. 2006)
1938 Highlights

About November 2, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio