Wednesday 24 August 1938
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
You Can't Take It with You, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1938 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Mason Williams: American musician-composer and author, originally hired as a gag writer for the "Smothers Brothers" television show, who then starred as a singer on the same show.
- Mason Williams in Abilene: Texas, USA; writer (Smother Brothers Hour).
- Halldor Blondal: Icelandic politician.
- David Freiberg: American singer and bass player (Quicksilver Messenger Service Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship).
- England beat Australia by an innings and 579 runs at The Oval
- Virgil Trucks strikes out his 418th batter, highest season total in organized ball-for Andalusia in an Alabama-Florida League game
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