Tuesday 11 January 1938
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Fischer S Black Jr and Michael Fenn.
The Buccaneer, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
while The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Comedy Cabaret.
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- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Fischer S Black Jr: Financial theorist.
- Michael Fenn: Docker / socialist.
- Narvel Felts: Country singer.
- John August Swanson: American artist.
- Vladimir Krpan: Croatian pianist.
- Arthur Scargill: British labor union president. He became president of the National Union of Mine Workers on 12/08/1981. He was involved in the Miner's strike in Britain.
- Fischer Black: American economist and academic (d. 1995)
- Gavin Millar: Scottish director producer and screenwriter
- Frankie Randall: American singer-songwriter actor and dancer (d. 2014)
- Bradman scores a second innings 113 vs. Queensland after a ton in the 1st
- Frances Moulton is the first woman to become president of a U.S. national bank.
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