On This Day

What Happened on November 7, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • 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