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Historical Events In 1937

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 30   In the year 1937 the birth of Boris Spassky, Soviet chess champion  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1937.  

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   In the year 1937 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   K Elizabeth Ohi becomes 1st Japanese-US female lawyer on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history k Elizabeth Ohi becomes first Japanese-US female lawyer  

Feb 07   On this day in history 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   Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Ragnhild Hveger swims world free style record 400m (5:14.2) in the year 1937.  

Feb 11   In the year 1937 44-day sit-down strike at General Motors in Flint Mich ends  

Feb 11   In the year 1937 general Motors formally recognizes the United Automobile Workers Union, ending a sit-down strike against the auto maker.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history "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   On this day in history maribel Vinson wins her 9th US figure skating championship  

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

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

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

Feb 14   On this day in history erkki Gustav Melartin, composer, dies at 62  

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

Feb 16   In the year 1937 duPont Corp patents nylon, developed by employee Wallace H Carothers  

Feb 16   Nylon is patented on this day in history.  

Feb 20   In the year 1937 "Barlow" Carkeek, Aust cricket wicketkeeper (1912 series), dies  

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 in the year 1937.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1937

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of marianne McDonald, classicist/philanthropist  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of dyan Cannon, Tacoma Wash, Mrs Cary Grant/actress (Heaven Can Wait)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of r Surendranath, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in 11 Tests early 60s)  

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

Jan 06   Lou Holtz, US, football coach (NJ Jets) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   Marie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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

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