On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Newman, American film and television actor (Vanishing Point; Amy; Petrocelli), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dee Clark, American singer ("Raindrops"), born in Blytheville, Arkansas (d. 1990)
  • Jim Katt, American baseball pitcher and sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins), born in Zeeland, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst vom Rath, German diplomat, assassinated at 29, providing the pretext for Kristallnacht
1938 Highlights

About November 7, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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