Thursday 1 December 1938
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sandy Nelson in Santa Monica and Édouard Brézin.
Climbing High, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
On TV people were watching Foundations of Cookery.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 December 1938
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1938 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Sandy Nelson in Santa Monica: California, USA; 1950s rocker (Teen Beat, "All Night Long").
- Édouard Brézin: French theoretical physicist.
- Sandy Nelson: American drummer.
- School bus and train collide in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
- Slovakia granted the status of an autonomous state under the Catholic priest Fr. Joseph Tiso