November 1938 calendar

November 1938

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1938?


  • 01 Nov 1938 German Colonel-General Gerd von Runstedt retires
  • 02 Nov 1938 Jimmie Foxx wins his 3rd AL MVP
  • 04 Nov 1938 At a public meeting in Epping, Winston Churchill narrowly survives an attempt by fellow Conservative and constituent Sir Colin Thornton-Kemsley to remove him from Parliament.
  • 06 Nov 1938 3 DiMaggio brothers play together for 1st time, charity all star game
  • 08 Nov 1938 1st black woman legislator, Crystal Bird Fauset of Philadelphia
  • 09 Nov 1938 Crystal Night - Germans break windows owned by Jews
  • 10 Nov 1938 8.3 earthquake shakes East of Shumagin Islands, Alaska
  • 11 Nov 1938 German and Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in Nazi
  • 12 Nov 1938 French Finance Minister Paul Reynaud brings into effect a series of laws aiming at improving French productivity (thus aiming to undo the economic weaknesses which led to Munich), and undoes most of the economic and social laws of the Popular Front.
  • 14 Nov 1938 Dutch DC3 crashes at Schiphol, 6 die
  • 15 Nov 1938 Farewell Parade of International Brigades in Barcelona
  • 16 Nov 1938 K B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India
  • 17 Nov 1938 Italy passes their own version of the anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws.
  • 18 Nov 1938 Trade union members elect John L. Lewis as the first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.
  • 20 Nov 1938 First documented anti-Semitic remarks over US radio (by Father Coughlin).
  • 21 Nov 1938 Nazi forces occupy western Czech and declared them German citizens
  • 24 Nov 1938 National Semi-Pro Basketball Congress authorizes yellow basketball.
  • 25 Nov 1938 French Foreign Minister Georges Bonnet informs Léon Noël, the French Ambassador to Poland, that France should find an excuse for terminating the 1921 Franco-Polish alliance.
  • 29 Nov 1938 Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany
  • 30 Nov 1938 Fascist coup in Romania, fails
  • 09 Nov 1938 Kristallnacht occurs, instigated by the Nazis using the killing of German diplomat Ernst vom Rath by Herschel Grynszpan as justification.
vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1938?
Unlimited, ad-free streaming of over a million songs, 30 day Free Trial

Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - F.D.R. Jones
  2. - The Umbrella Man


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?