On This Day

Events in Film & Television in February 1938

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 11 Steve Casey beats Lou Thesz in Boston, to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title

Professional Wrestler Lou Thesz
Professional Wrestler
Lou Thesz
  • Feb 11 World's first science fiction TV program - a broadcast of the play R.U.R. by Karel Čapek

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Feb 16 "Bringing Up Baby" film directed by Howard Hawks, starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, is released