What Happened on September 24, 1938

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alice Marble wins her 2nd singles US tennis title

Tennis Champion Alice Marble
Tennis Champion
Alice Marble
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis: Don Budge beats fellow American Gene Mako 6-3, 6-8, 6-2, 6-1 to become first player to win a Grand Slam
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis: American Alice Marble wins her second US singles crown; beats Nancye Wynne Bolton of Australia 6-0, 6-3

Famous Deaths

  • Lev Schnirelmann, Russian mathematician (b. 1900)