What Happened on October 25, 1938

Historical Events

  • American Archbishop of Dubuque (Iowa), 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".
  • Japanese troops occupies Hankou & Wuhan

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Webster, American diver (Olympic gold 1960, 64), born in Berkeley, California
Born in 1938

Famous Deaths

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

About October 25, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio