The year 1938 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1938 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1938 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
30 JuneThe children's favorite cartoon Superman first appeared in the Comics DC Comics Action Series Part-1).
10 JulyHoward Hughes made a record of flying 91 hours.
25 JulyTwo civilian blasts killed 62 civilians and injured about 100 others in a market in Palestine.
21 SeptemberThe Great Hurricane cyclone (183 mph) killed 700 people in New England, USA.
16 NovemberAlbert Hofmann's invention was the licoriceic acid diethylamide drug.
21 AugustThe teaching of Jewish teachers in public and high schools was banned in Italy.
17 DecemberGerman chemist Otto Han discovered nuclear fission of uranium.
20 DecemberVladimir Jevorikin received a patent for the Iconoscope television system.
30 DecemberVK Zorkin patented the electronic television system.
13 JanuaryThe country's famous santoor player Pandit Shivkumar was born.
16 JanuaryEminent Bengali litterateur Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay died.
19 JanuaryGeneral Motors began mass production of diesel engines.
04 FebruaryThe country's famous Kathak artist Birju Maharaj was born.
16 FebruaryEminent Bengali litterateur Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay died.
21 AprilMohammad Iqbal, the famous Urdu language poet of Sare Jahan Se Achcha Hindostan Hamara… passed away in Lahore, Pakistan.
20 JanuaryQueen Farida of Cairo was married by King Farooq Safinj Zulfisar of Egypt.
14 FebruaryThe British Navy started operations in Singapore.
03 MarchOil was discovered in Saudi Arabia.
24 AprilKostantin Pats became Estonia's first president.
05 MayFrancisco Franco's government was recognized in the Vatican city of Spain.
19 JuneItaly defeated Hungary by 4-2 runs and won the World Cup.
30 JulyThe first children's comic The Beano was published in Britain.
03 AugustEduardo Santos became the President of Colombia.
10 SeptemberMiss Ohio Marilyn Macek won the 1938 Miss America title.
15 OctoberThe governing Labor Party was re-elected in a New Zealand general election.
11 NovemberIzmat Inou became the second President of Turkey.
09 DecemberIstvan Shishki became Hungarian Foreign Minister.
16 JanuaryBenny Goodman performed a concert at New York City's Carnegie Hall, which has been considered instrumental in establishing jazz as a form of music.
11 FebruaryThe BBC aired an adaptation of Karel Capek's play R.U.R., thefirst science fiction television programme ever broadcast.
18 AprilMade by Superman, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, made her debut in the first true superhero comic book in Action Comics 1.
26 MayThe House Un-Amarankan Activity Committee was established to prevent alleged inequality and destructive activities by uncomfortable people of communist or fascist relations.
08 JuneA 'strong-type' fossils were discovered at Cropybank River Valley, South Africa. This hominid was later designated by Robert Brroom as the Pantranopus Robustas. Paranthropus Robustus was born 2 to 1.2 million years ago.
11 JuneSecond China-Japanese War: Wuhan's battle begins. The battle of Wuhan was a massive fight for the second China-Japanese war. More than one million national revolutionary army soldiers gathered personally in command with Chiang Kai-Shek to protect Wuhan from the Imperial Japanese army led by IJA General Yasuji Ocomura.
03 JulyBy Malard Locomotive, the fastest world record for the Steam Railway Locomotive was established in England. It reached a speed of 202.58 km / h. Number 4468 Malld was created in 1938 in Doncaster in London, North Eastern Railway Class A 4-6-2 Pacific Steam Locomotive England.
24 JulyThe joint team of the German-Austrian team became the first team to climb the northern face of Egger, one of the six great northern faces of Alps.
07 AugustTo begin the construction of Holocost-Caid Mauthausen-Gusen (entry picture) from the Dachau concentration camp, forming the largest labor camp complexes in German-occupied Europe.
07 AugustInmates from the Dachau concentration camp were sent to the start of Mauthausen, which would later be part of one of the most difficult labor camp complexes in German-Quiz Europe.
21 AugustPresident Roosevelt publicly promised to protect Canada, an enemy should attack him, and in return they estimated Canada to help Americans, if they were in attack.
21 SeptemberThe Great New England Hurricane made a landfall on Long Island in New York, killing at least 500 people and injuring around 700 others.
14 OctoberOne of the most produced American fighter aircraft, CurticeP -40 Warhoc took their first flight in Buffalo, New York.
30 OctoberEnglish writer H. Yes. Radio drama The War of the Worlds, based on Wales' science fiction novel, feared several listeners in the United States that progressed in a real Martian invasion.
08 NovemberSA as Kristallnacht destroyed storms and citizens and destroyed Jewish houses, businesses and meetings in Germany and Austria and deported at least 90 deaths and over 25,000 people in exile camps.
16 NovemberSwiss chemist Albert Hoffman first synthesized psychidelic drug LSD at Sandose laboratories in Basel, Switzerland.
16 DecemberAdolf Hitler established the Cross of Honor of the German mother as an order of merit for Imperial German women.
23 DecemberA fisherman from South Africa discovered the first living sample of Ona Kolakanth, which has been considered extinct for a long time.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1938 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
18 MarchIndia's famous actor Shashi Kapoor was born. His real name is Balbir Raj Kapoor.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1938 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
29 OctoberEllen Johnson Sirleaf / Politician / Liberia
31 MarchSheila Dikshit / Politician / India
01 JanuaryGanapathi Thanikaimoni / Scientist / India
01 JulyHariprasad Chaurasia / Composer / India
04 FebruaryBirju Maharaj / Choreographer / India
05 AprilHukam Singh / Politician / India
08 MayJaved Burki / Cricketer / India
10 AugustFateh Singh Rathod / Police Officer / India
10 JuneRahul Bajaj / Politician / India
10 JuneVasanti N. Bhat-Nayak / Academic / India
14 JulyOm Shivpuri / Actor / India
15 JanuaryChuni Goswami / Cricketer / India
15 AugustPran Kumar Sharma / Cartoonist / India
18 MarchShashi Kapoor / Actor / India
19 MayGirish Karnad / Actor / India
19 JulyJayant Narlikar / Astronomer / India
19 JulyJayant Vishnu Narlikar / Scientist / India
20 DecemberJayawantiben Mehta / Politician / India
25 FebruaryFarokh Engineer / Cricketer / India
26 MayK. Bikram Singh / Producer / India
28 NovemberM. M. Kalburgi / Writer / India
29 AprilE. Ahmed / Politician / India

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