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Historical Events In 1937

Thursday, 18 April 2019

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history maxwell Anderson's "Masque of Kings," premieres in NYC  

Feb 08   In the year 1937 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   44-day sit-down strike at General Motors in Flint Mich ends on this day in history.  

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   Cleveland (now Los Angeles) Rams granted an NFL franchise on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1937 "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 in the year 1937.  

Feb 13   On this day in history c A Bernoulli, writer, dies  

Feb 13   In the year 1937 halifax native Harold Foster 1892-1982 publishes his first Prince Valiant comic strip, calling his original creation 'an illustrated historical novel.  

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   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 in the year 1937.  

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

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

Feb 16   In the year 1937 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 on this day in history.  

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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   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   R Surendranath, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in 11 Tests early 60s) was born in the year 1937.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Robert Moran, composer was born in the year 1937.  

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   In the year 1937 death of marie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1864)  

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

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

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 in the year 1937.  

Jan 21   Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898) died in the year 1937.  

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

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