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← 1937 Janus.jpg This article is a date about important or significant events that happened (or will happen) in the year 1938 1939 →

World events

  • December 31 – the Reichsministerium fur Volksaufklaerung und Progaganda published the Liste des schädlichen und unerwünschten Schrifttums. This list of "damaging and undesirable writing" included authors, living and dead, whose works were banned from the Reich because of their Jewish descent, pacifist or communist views, or suspicion thereof. Between 1933 and 1945, Nazi Germany systematically destroyed an estimated 100 million books throughout occupied Europe.

Events

At the 1938 commencement exercises in June, the University officially dedicated Alderman Library.[1]

Deaths

Images

  1. Web. SIX MOMENTS IN UVA HISTORY, AS DOCUMENTED BY NEWLY EXPANDED DIGITAL ARCHIVE, UVA Today, THE RECTOR AND VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, June 23, 2016, retrieved Feb. 10, 2021.