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Historical Events In 1937

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Jan 30   On this day in history the birth of Boris Spassky, Soviet chess champion  

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

Feb 01   Marguerite Audoux, writer, dies in the year 1937.  

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

Feb 03   Bradman scores 212 (in 441 minutes!) in 5th Test Cricket v England on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Jim Margie, Philadelphia, bowls 900 in 3 (unsanctioned) games on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 06   In the year 1937 k Elizabeth Ohi becomes 1st Japanese-US female lawyer  

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

Feb 07   Elihu Root, US min of War/Foreign affairs (Nobel 1912), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1937 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 in the year 1937.  

Feb 12   Cleveland (now Los Angeles) Rams granted an NFL franchise in the year 1937.  

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

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

Feb 13   On this day in history 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 in the year 1937.  

Feb 13   In the year 1937 maribel Vinson wins her 9th US figure skating championship  

Feb 13   In the year 1937 nFL Boston Redskins move to Washington DC  

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

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

Feb 14   Erkki Gustav Melartin, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1937.  

Feb 15   The American Elm becomes the state tree of Nebraska on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1937 "Barlow" Carkeek, Aust cricket wicketkeeper (1912 series), dies  

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   Marianne McDonald, classicist/philanthropist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1937 birth of dyan Cannon, Tacoma Wash, Mrs Cary Grant/actress (Heaven Can Wait)  

Jan 04   Grace Bumbry, St Louis, mezzo-soprano (Venus in Tannhäuser) was born in the year 1937.  

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

Jan 06   Doris Troy, [Payne], US soul singer/songwriter (Just One Kiss) was born in the year 1937.  

Jan 06   In the year 1937 birth of lou Holtz, US, football coach (NJ Jets)  

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

Jan 08   Robert Moran, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Marie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   André Besette, Canadian religious figure (b. 1845) died in the year 1937.  

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   Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876) died in the year 1937.  

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