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Historical Events In 1937

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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

Jan 30   In the year 1937 the birth of Vanessa Redgrave, Stage and screen actress  

Feb 01   In the year 1937 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   Jim Margie, Philadelphia, bowls 900 in 3 (unsanctioned) games on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history k Elizabeth Ohi becomes 1st Japanese-US female lawyer  

Feb 06   In the year 1937 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 in the year 1937.  

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) in the year 1937.  

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

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

Feb 13   NFL Boston Redskins move to Washington DC in the year 1937.  

Feb 13   In the year 1937 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   DuPont Corp patents nylon, developed by employee Wallace H Carothers in the year 1937.  

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   In the year 1937 1st automobile/airplane combination tested, Santa Monica, Ca  

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

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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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1937 birth of doris Troy, [Payne], US soul singer/songwriter (Just One Kiss)  

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 in the year 1937.  

Famous Deaths In 1937

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29 in the year 1937.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1937 john Felix August Korling, composer, dies at 72  

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

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

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