On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1938

Historical Events

  • Japanese troops occupies Hankou & Wuhan
  • The Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounces Swing music as "a degenerated musical system... turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people", warning that it leads down a "primrose path to hell".

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Webster, American diver (Olympic gold 1960, 64), born in Berkeley, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alfonsina Storni, Argentine poet (La inquietud del rosal), dies at 46
1938 Highlights

About October 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio