Tuesday 16 August 1938US date format: 8/16/1938, UK date format: 16/8/1938
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1938). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Maxine Waters and Stephen Breyer.
Spawn of the North, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
On TV people were watching Telecrime.
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- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- Stephen Breyer: Judge.
- Maxine Waters: Politician.
- Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko: Russia -- Cosmonaut.
- Ketty Lester in Hope: Arkansas, USA; actress (Hester - Little...
- James Moffett: American geologist and CEO of...
- Buck Rodgers: American baseball player and manager, a...