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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1938.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1938: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1938?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1938 Joe Louis knocks out Harry Thomas in five rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 04 Apr 1938 5th Golf Masters Championship: Henry Picard wins, shooting a 285.
  • 05 Apr 1938 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa, Poland.
  • 08 Apr 1938 The House of Representatives kills the Reorganization Bill.
  • 10 Apr 1938 2nd government of Blum replaced by Daladier government in France
  • 12 Apr 1938 First US law requiring medical tests (syphilis test) for marriage licenses (New York).
  • 15 Apr 1938 Disney's Donald Duck film Donald's Nephews is released to theaters in the USA. Characters Huey, Dewey, and Louie make their film debut.
  • 16 Apr 1938 Great-Britain recognizes Italian annexation of Abyssinia
  • 18 Apr 1938 Headless Mad Butcher victim found in Cleveland
  • 19 Apr 1938 42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of Rhode Island in 2:35:34.8.
  • 23 Apr 1938 Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self-government.
  • 24 Apr 1938 Lindenheuvel soccer team forms.
  • 26 Apr 1938 Austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks.
  • 28 Apr 1938 King Zog of Albania marries Countess Geraldine of Hungary.
  • 30 Apr 1938 Bradman scores 258 Aust vs. Worcs, 293 mins, 33 fours 1 five

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1938?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - I Love to Whistle

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Directed by: Isao Takahata

Starring: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Country: United States of America

Vertigo

Vertigo

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

Country: United States of America

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Country: United States of America

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Country: United States of America

The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States of America