On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1938

Historical Events

  • 1st archival course is offered at Columbia University in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Keswick, British businessman (CEO-Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd)
  • Mike McCormick, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1960–1961²; NL Cy Young Award 1967; NL wins leader 1967; NL ERA leader 1960; SF Giants), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2020)
  • Wim Kok, Dutch politician, Dutch Prime Minister (1994-2002), born in Bergambacht, Netherlands (d. 2018)
1938 Highlights

About September 29, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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