Thursday 28 April 1938
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Beverly F Albert and Tommy Carlough.
International Crime, directed by Charles Lamont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938
On TV people were watching The Boat Race.
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- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Beverly F Albert: Architect.
- Tommy Carlough: American musician who played and sang in piano bars from the age of 17, pro for the next 20 years.
- Fred Dibnah: English steeplejack and television personality (d. 2004).
- Madge Sinclair: Kingston, Jamaica -- Actress (Bell-Roots, Trapper John).
- King Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary.
- The towns of Dana, Enfield, Greenwich, and Prescott in Massachusetts are disincorporated to make way for the Quabbin Reservoir.
- The Vatican recognizes Franco's government in Spain.
- General Ludwig Beck, Chief of the German Army's General Staff, submits a memorandum to Hitler opposing ''Fall Grün'' (Case Green), the plan for a war with Czechoslovakia, under the grounds that Germany is ill-prepared for the world war likely to result from such an attack.
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