On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1938

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Fela Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat musician and composer, born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria (d. 1997)
  • Marv Johnson, American gospel and R&B singer (Move 2 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? 81 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra