On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1938

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British premier Neville Chamberlain flies to Munich

British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
British Prime Minister
Neville Chamberlain
  • Time capsule, to be opened in 6939, buried at World's Fair in NYC (capsule contained a woman's hat, man's pipe & 1,100' of microfilm)

Famous Birthdays

  • Clifford Ann Creed, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship runner-up 1965), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Romy Schneider, actress (Bloodline, Death Watch), born in Vienna, Austria

Person of interestTom Lester

Tom Lester, American actor (Green Acres - Eb), born in Jackson, Mississippi (d. 2020)

Actor Tom Lester
Actor
Tom Lester

1938 Highlights

About September 23, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra