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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1938: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1938?


Events

  • 04 Feb 1938 Our Town, by Thornton Wilder opens on Broadway
  • 05 Feb 1938 Hans Engnestangen skates world record 500 metre (41.8 seconds).
  • 06 Feb 1938 Black Sunday at Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia: 300 swimmers are dragged out to sea in 3 freak waves 80 lifesavers save all but 5.
  • 10 Feb 1938 King Carol II of Romania drives out dictator Goga.
  • 11 Feb 1938 Steve Casey beats Lou Thesz in Boston, to become wrestling champion.
  • 12 Feb 1938 Austrian chancellor Schuschnigg visits Hitler in Berchtesgaden
  • 14 Feb 1938 The British naval base at Singapore begins operations.
  • 16 Feb 1938 US Federal Crop Insurance program authorized.
  • 19 Feb 1938 Soviet arctic ice research station North Pole 1 evacuated, Denmark.
  • 20 Feb 1938 UK Foreign Secretary Eden resigns, says Prime Minister Chamberlain appeased Germany
  • 23 Feb 1938 Joe Louis knocks out Nathan Mann in three rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 24 Feb 1938 Du Pont begins commercial production of nylon toothbrush bristles.
  • 25 Feb 1938 British Lord Halifax becomes Foreign Minister.
  • 26 Feb 1938 US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer.
  • 27 Feb 1938 Britain and France recognize Franco government in Spain.

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Movies

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Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby

Release year: 1938

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett

Country: United States of America

Jezebel

Jezebel

Release year: 1938

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay

Country: United States of America

Merrily We Live

Merrily We Live

Release year: 1938

Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod

Starring: Constance Bennett, Brian Aherne, Alan Mowbray, Billie Burke

Mad About Music

Mad About Music

Release year: 1938

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Herbert Marshall, Gail Patrick, Arthur Treacher

A Slight Case of Murder

A Slight Case of Murder

Release year: 1938

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly