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Historical Events In 1937

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Jan 30   The birth of Boris Spassky, Soviet chess champion in the year 1937.  

Jan 30   The birth of Vanessa Redgrave, Stage and screen actress in the year 1937.  

Feb 01   On this day in history marguerite Audoux, writer, dies  

Feb 01   Stapleton, Staten Island becomes a customs-free port in the year 1937.  

Feb 03   In the year 1937 bradman scores 212 (in 441 minutes!) in 5th Test Cricket v England  

Feb 04   Jim Margie, Philadelphia, bowls 900 in 3 (unsanctioned) games in the year 1937.  

Feb 05   In the year 1937 1st Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times," released  

Feb 05   First Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times," released in the year 1937.  

Feb 05   Lou [Andreas-]Salome, Russian/German author (Eroticism), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1937 u.S. president Roosevelt proposes increasing the number of justices on the Supreme Court.  

Feb 06   K Elizabeth Ohi becomes 1st Japanese-US female lawyer in the year 1937.  

Feb 06   In the year 1937 k Elizabeth Ohi becomes first Japanese-US female lawyer  

Feb 07   In the year 1937 elihu Root, US min of War/Foreign affairs (Nobel 1912), dies at 91  

Feb 08   Maxwell Anderson's "Masque of Kings," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian, dies at 75  

Feb 10   Ragnhild Hveger swims world free style record 400m (5:14.2) on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history 44-day sit-down strike at General Motors in Flint Mich ends  

Feb 11   General Motors formally recognizes the United Automobile Workers Union, ending a sit-down strike against the auto maker on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1937 cleveland (now Los Angeles) Rams granted an NFL franchise  

Feb 13   In the year 1937 "Prince Valiant" comic strip appears; known for historical detail  

Feb 13   In the year 1937 bradman scores 123 South Africa vs Queensland, 165 minutes, 10-4 1-6 in cricket  

Feb 13   In the year 1937 c A Bernoulli, writer, dies  

Feb 13   Halifax native Harold Foster 1892-1982 publishes his first Prince Valiant comic strip, calling his original creation 'an illustrated historical novel on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Maribel Vinson wins her 9th US figure skating championship in the year 1937.  

Feb 13   On this day in history nFL Boston Redskins move to Washington DC  

Feb 13   US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson in the year 1937.  

Feb 13   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee  

Feb 14   In the year 1937 erkki Gustav Melartin, composer, dies at 62  

Feb 15   In the year 1937 the American Elm becomes the state tree of Nebraska.  

Feb 16   On this day in history duPont Corp patents nylon, developed by employee Wallace H Carothers  

Feb 16   On this day in history nylon is patented  

Feb 20   "Barlow" Carkeek, Aust cricket wicketkeeper (1912 series), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 20   1st automobile/airplane combination tested, Santa Monica, Ca in the year 1937.  

Feb 21   Initial flight of the first successful flying car, Waldo Waterman's Arrowbile in the year 1937.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1937

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1937 birth of marianne McDonald, classicist/philanthropist  

Jan 04   Dyan Cannon, Tacoma Wash, Mrs Cary Grant/actress (Heaven Can Wait) was born in the year 1937.  

Jan 04   In the year 1937 birth of grace Bumbry, St Louis, mezzo-soprano (Venus in Tannhäuser)  

Jan 04   R Surendranath, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in 11 Tests early 60s) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1937 birth of doris Troy, [Payne], US soul singer/songwriter (Just One Kiss)  

Jan 06   Lou Holtz, US, football coach (NJ Jets) was born in the year 1937.  

Jan 06   Paolo Conte, Italian singer was born in the year 1937.  

Jan 08   In the year 1937 birth of robert Moran, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1937

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of marie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1864)  

Jan 06   In the year 1937 death of andré Besette, Canadian religious figure (b. 1845)  

Jan 08   John Felix August Korling, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history walter Brearley, cricketer (17 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng 1905-12), dies  

Jan 14   Jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist (b. 1889) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1937 death of marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898)  

Jan 23   Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876) died on this day in history.  

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