On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Mastrangelo, Italian-American rock vocalist (Dion & The Belmonts; Pulse), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2016)
  • Teresa Heinz Kerry, American philanthropist (wife of John Kerry), born in Lourenço Marques, Portuguese East Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Saint Faustina, Polish saint (b. 1905)
1938 Highlights

About October 5, 1938

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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