On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Bra Willie [Keorapetse Kgositsile], South African poet and political activist (When the Clouds Clear; My Name Is Afrika), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2018)
  • Zygmunt Krauze, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Pauline Frederick, American actress (b. 1883)
1938 Highlights

About September 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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