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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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I Remember Mama

I Remember Mama

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

Country: United States of America

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Country: United States of America

The Patsy

The Patsy

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray

Country: United States of America

Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

Country: United States of America