On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrzej Pogorzelski, Polish motorcycle speedway rider (Speedway World Team Cup gold 1965, 66, 69), born in Leszno, Poland (d. 2020)
  • Bob Miller, American NHL broadcaster, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Massie, Australian cricket batsman and captain (9 Tests; NSW), dies at 84
1938 Highlights

About October 12, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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