On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

G Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Fabulous Invalid" premieres in NYC

Playwright Moss Hart
Playwright
Moss Hart

Famous Birthdays

  • David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service) (d. 1993)
  • Fred Stolle, Australian tennis player, broadcaster (French C'ship 1965, US Nat C'ship 1966), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Penny Pitou, American skier (Olympic-2 silvers-1960), born in Bayside, New York
  • Walter Gretzky, father of Wayne Gretzky, born in Canning, Ontario, Canada