On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1938

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands celebrates 40th anniversary

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Charles Downes, founder member of Independent Television News and cameraman, born in Enfield, Middlesex (d. 1996)
  • Joan Tower, American composer (Breakfast Rhythms), born in New Rochelle, New York

Famous Deaths

  • John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (b. 1907)