On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1938

Historical Events

Historic Event

Germany completes its annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland

Music History

Premier of Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st String Quartet


Famous Birthdays

  • Daidō Moriyama, Japanese photographer, born in Ikeda, Osaka
  • Gloria Coates, American post-minimalist composer, born in Wausau, Wisconsin
  • Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist and director (Weevers' Duin) (d. 1995)
  • Toby Roth, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin), born in Strasburg, North Dakota

Famous Deaths

  • Lord Hawke [Martin Hawke], English cricket batsman (5 Tests; Yorkshire CCC, Cambridge Uni CC, MCC), dies at 78
1938 Highlights

About October 10, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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