What Happened on October 15, 1938

Historical Events

  • Robert Sherwoods "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Farmer, American jazz and cabaret singer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2001)
  • Fela Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat musician and composer, born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria (d. 1997)
  • Marv Johnson, American R&B pianist, songwriter, and singer ("You Got What It Takes"; "(You've Got To) Move Two Mountains"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1993)
  • Rafael Aponte-LedeĆ©, Puerto Rican composer, born in Guayama, Puerto Rico
1938 Highlights

About October 15, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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