On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1938

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Playwright Moss Hart
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
1938 Highlights

About October 8, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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