On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Enzo Dara, Italian operatic basso buffo (The Barber of Seville - "Don Bartolo"), and author, born in Mantua, Kingdom of Italy (d. 2017)
  • Hugo Young, British journalist (The Guardian), born in Sheffield, England (d. 2003)
  • Jim McMullan, American actor (Dr McDaniel-Ben Casey), born in Long Island, New York
  • Mahboob Shah, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani Test umpire on intl panel), born in Delhi, India

Famous Deaths

  • E. C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye), dies at 43
1938 Highlights

About October 13, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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