July 1938 calendar

July 1938

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1938?


  • 01 Jul 1938 58th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Don Budge beats Henry Austin (61 60 63)
  • 02 Jul 1938 51st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs
  • 03 Jul 1938 World speed record for a steam railway locomotive is set in England, by the Mallard, which reaches a speed of 126 miles per hour (203 km/h).
  • 04 Jul 1938 1st game at Shribe Park, Phila; Braves beat Phillies 10-5
  • 05 Jul 1938 The Non-Intervention Committee reaches an agreement to withdraw all foreign volunteers from the Spanish Civil War. The agreement is respected by most Republican foreign volunteers, notably by those from England and the United States, but is ignored by the governments of Germany and Italy.
  • 06 Jul 1938 6th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati
  • 10 Jul 1938 Yankee Clipper completes 1st passenger flight over Atlantic
  • 14 Jul 1938 Mussolini publishes anti-Jewish / African manifest
  • 16 Jul 1938 21st PGA Championship: Paul Runyan at Shawnee Country Club - Shawnee-on-Del, Pennsylvania
  • 17 Jul 1938 Douglas (Wrong Way) Corrigan leaves New York for LA, wound up in Ireland
  • 18 Jul 1938 Douglas Wrong Way Corrigan arrives in Ireland-left New York for California
  • 20 Jul 1938 The United States Department of Justice files suit in New York City against the motion picture industry charging violations of the Sherman Antitrust Act in regards to the studio system. The case would eventually result in a break-up of the industry in 1948.
  • 21 Jul 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London
  • 22 Jul 1938 Britain rejected a proposal from its ambassador in Berlin, Nevile Henderson, for a four power summit on Czechoslovakia consisting of Britain, France, Germany and the U.S.S.R. London would under no circumstances accept the U.S.S.R. as a diplomatic partner.
  • 23 Jul 1938 Bradman scores 103 in 178 minutes on a Headingley sticky, 3rd Test
  • 24 Jul 1938 Instant coffee invented
  • 25 Jul 1938 Jewish artisans not allowed in Germany
  • 26 Jul 1938 1st radio broadcast of Young Widder Brown on NBC
  • 28 Jul 1938 34,000-ton Cunard-White Star liner Mauretania launched at Birkenhead
  • 29 Jul 1938 Comic strip Dennis the Menace, 1st appears
  • 30 Jul 1938 Gen Metaxas names himself Premier of Greece
  • 31 Jul 1938 Bulgaria signs a non-aggression pact with Greece and other states of Balkan Antanti (Turkey, Romania, Yugoslavia).
  • 10 Jul 1938 Howard Hughes begins a 91-hour airplane flight around the world that will set a new record.


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