On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1938

Historical Events

Historic Event

British premier Neville Chamberlain leaves Munich

Famous Birthdays

  • Alec Broers, British electrical engineer and master (Churchill College Cambridge), born in Calcutta, India
  • Francisco Aritmendi, Spanish athlete (International Cross Country Championships 1964), born in Cogolludo, Spain (d. 2020)
  • Paul Benedict, American actor (Harry-Jeffersons), born in Silver City, New Mexico (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno JasieĊ„ski, Polish poet (b. 1901)
1938 Highlights

About September 17, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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