On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bra Willie [Keorapetse Kgositsile], South African poet and political activist (Point of Departure: Fire Dance Fire Song), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2018)
  • Zygmunt Krauze, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Pauline Frederick, American actress (b. 1883)