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Historical Events In 1937

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Jan 30   The birth of Boris Spassky, Soviet chess champion on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history the birth of Vanessa Redgrave, Stage and screen actress  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history stapleton, Staten Island becomes a customs-free port  

Feb 03   On this day in history bradman scores 212 (in 441 minutes!) in 5th Test Cricket v England  

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

Feb 05   1st Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times," released on this day in history.  

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   U.S. president Roosevelt proposes increasing the number of justices on the Supreme Court in the year 1937.  

Feb 06   K Elizabeth Ohi becomes 1st Japanese-US female lawyer on this day in history.  

Feb 06   K Elizabeth Ohi becomes first Japanese-US female lawyer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1937.  

Feb 08   Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1937 ragnhild Hveger swims world free style record 400m (5:14.2)  

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

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

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

Feb 13   On this day in history "Prince Valiant" comic strip appears; known for historical detail  

Feb 13   Bradman scores 123 South Africa vs Queensland, 165 minutes, 10-4 1-6 in cricket on this day in history.  

Feb 13   C A Bernoulli, writer, dies in the year 1937.  

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   In the year 1937 maribel Vinson wins her 9th US figure skating championship  

Feb 13   NFL Boston Redskins move to Washington DC on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson  

Feb 13   US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee in the year 1937.  

Feb 14   Erkki Gustav Melartin, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   DuPont Corp patents nylon, developed by employee Wallace H Carothers in the year 1937.  

Feb 16   Nylon is patented on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Initial flight of the first successful flying car, Waldo Waterman's Arrowbile on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1937

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Marianne McDonald, classicist/philanthropist was born in the year 1937.  

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 in the year 1937.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of doris Troy, [Payne], US soul singer/songwriter (Just One Kiss)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of lou Holtz, US, football coach (NJ Jets)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of paolo Conte, Italian singer  

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   On this day in history ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29  

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

Jan 06   André Besette, Canadian religious figure (b. 1845) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John Felix August Korling, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1937.  

Jan 13   In the year 1937 walter Brearley, cricketer (17 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng 1905-12), dies  

Jan 14   In the year 1937 death of jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist (b. 1889)  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898)  

Jan 23   In the year 1937 death of orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876)  

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