What Happened on October 8, 1938

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart's play "Fabulous Invalid" premieres in NYC

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
Born in 1938
1938 Highlights

About October 8, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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