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Historical Events In 1937

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

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

Feb 01   Marguerite Audoux, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1937 stapleton, Staten Island becomes a customs-free port  

Feb 03   In the year 1937 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   In the year 1937 1st Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times," released  

Feb 05   In the year 1937 first Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times," released  

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   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   Elihu Root, US min of War/Foreign affairs (Nobel 1912), dies at 91 in the year 1937.  

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 in the year 1937.  

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 in the year 1937.  

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   In the year 1937 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   Maribel Vinson wins her 9th US figure skating championship on this day in history.  

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

Feb 13   In the year 1937 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson  

Feb 13   US male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1937 erkki Gustav Melartin, composer, dies at 62  

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

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

Feb 16   Nylon is patented in the year 1937.  

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 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   In the year 1937 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   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   Paolo Conte, Italian singer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1937 ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29  

Jan 05   Marie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1864) died in the year 1937.  

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 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   On this day in history death of orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876)  

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