On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1938

Historical Events

  • Chester Carlson demonstrates 1st Xerox copying machine

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Lloyd, American actor (Taxi, Back to the Future), born in Stamford, Connecticut,
  • Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • May Irwin, Canadian comedienne and singer (Hot Time in the Old Town), dies at 76
1938 Highlights

About October 22, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra