On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1938

Historical Events

Historic Event

British premier Neville Chamberlain flies to Munich

  • 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

Tom Lester

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


1938 Highlights

About September 23, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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