Monday 17 January 1938
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
The Buccaneer, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Paul Revere in Harvard: Nebraska, USA; pianist (Paul Revere and Raiders).
- Michel Lancelot: Lognes Journalist.
- John Bellairs: United States -- Sci-fi author (Chessmen of Doom).
- Percy Qoboza: South African journalist and author (d. 1988).
- William H Pickering: astronomer (predicted planet Pluto), dies at age 79.
- Supreme Soviet elects Michail Kalinin as presidium chairman.
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