On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1938

Historical Events

Treaty of Interest

Treaty of Munich signed by Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Édouard Daladier and Neville Chamberlain, forces Czechoslovakia to give territory to Germany. Chamberlain infamously declares "Peace for our time" on his return to London.

Famous Birthdays

  • Salvatore Michael Caruana, Mass, criminal (FBI Most Wanted List)

Famous Divorces

Louis Armstrong

Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (37) divorces pianist Lil Armstrong (40) after more than 14 years of marriage

1938 Highlights

About September 30, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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