On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1938

Historical Events

  • -24] Belgian king Leopold III visits Netherlands
  • Nazi forces occupy western Czechoslovakia and declare inhabitants to be German citizens

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Drivas [Choromokos], American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Illustrated Man, Our Private World), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold Godowsky, Polish pianist and composer (Java Suite, 53 Studies on Chopin's √Čtudes) dies of stomach cancer at 68
1938 Highlights

About November 21, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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