On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1938

Historical Events

Sports History

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Black [David Blatt], American pop singer (Jay and the Americans - “Come A Little Bit Closer”; “This Magic Moment”), born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2021)
  • Patrick Buchanan, American conservative political commentator and politician, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Queen Sofía [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? 83 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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