On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1938

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aaron Copland's & Eugene Loring's ballet "Billy the Kid" premieres in Chicago

Composer Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Gunter Jr, Louisiana State Representative (d. 1999)
  • Nico [Christa Päffgen], German singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground), fashion model, and actress, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1988)
1938 Highlights

About October 16, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra