On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1938

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEvel Knievel

Robert "Evel" Knievel, American motorcycle daredevil (Snake River Canyon), born in Butte, Montana (d. 2007)

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel

1938 Highlights

About October 17, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra