Oct. 25, 1938:
Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounces swing music as a “degenerate musical system… turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people.”
Ito Hirobumi, ResidentGeneral of Korea and former Japanese prime minister, is assassinated by a Korean nationalist in China. Japan rules Korea as a colony from 1910 to 1945.
Fr. Philip Berrigan and three associates, soon known as the “Baltimore Four,” pour blood on selective service