May 4, 1938 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Douglas Hyde (a protestant) becomes 1st president of Eire

Birthdays in History

  • Carlos Monsiváis, Mexican writer
  • William J Bennett, US Secretary of Education (1985-88)

Deaths in History

  • Carl von Ossietzky, German pacifist and writer (Nobel Peace Prize 1935), dies at 48