Friday 25 November 1938
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michèle Grellier and Maria Fyfe.
The Terror of Tiny Town, directed by Sam Newfield, 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 Guest Night.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Catherine of Alexandria; Moses?
- Bosnia and Herzegovina: National Day (1943)
- Surinam - Independence Day (from the Netherlands, 1975)
- International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
- Michèle Grellier
- Maria Fyfe
- Charles Starkwether: Murderer (Texas Tower).
- John "Jack" Baines: Mountaineering publisher.
- Erol Güngör: Turkish sociologist and psychologist (d. 1983).
- Rosanna Schiaffino: Italian actress (d. 2009).
- French Foreign Minister Georges Bonnet informs Léon Noël, the French Ambassador to Poland, that France should find an excuse for terminating the 1921 Franco-Polish alliance.
- The Czechoslovak parliament elects Emil Hácha as the new president of Czechoslovakia.
- Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, leader of the Romanian fascist Iron Guard, is murdered on the orders of King Carol II. Officially, Codreanu and the 13 other Iron Guard leaders are ampquotshot while trying to escapeampquot.
- A general strike is called in France by the French Communist Party to protest the laws of November 12.
- December ndash President Roosevelt agrees to loan $25 million to Chiang Kai-shek, cementing the Sino-American relationship and angering the Japanese government.
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