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Historical Events In 1937

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Feb 23   In the year 1937 claude Buckenham, cricketer (21 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng 1909-10), dies  

Feb 24   1st US group hospital-medical cooperative authorized, Wash, DC on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history first US group hospital-medical cooperative authorized, Washington DC  

Feb 25   The birth of Tom Courtenay, Actor in the year 1937.  

Feb 26   On this day in history c Isherwood/WH Auden's "Ascent of F6," premieres in London  

Feb 27   Bradman scores 169 in 5th Test Cricket v England in 223 minutes on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history bradman scores 169 in 5th Test Cricket vs England in 223 minutes  

Mar 01   1st permanent automobile license plates issued (Ct) in the year 1937.  

Mar 01   Croydon epidemic of typhoid fever in Croydon, United Kingdom killing 43 people in the year 1937.  

Mar 01   On this day in history governor Wouters innaugrates the radio station on the Dutch Antilles  

Mar 01   The first permanent automobile license plates issued (Connecticut) on this day in history.  

Mar 01   US Steel raises workers' wages to $5 a day on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1937 gustav Wohlgemuth, composer, dies at 73  

Mar 02   On this day in history mexico nationalizes oil  

Mar 03   In the year 1937 australia snatch series against England 3-2 after being 2-0 down  

Mar 06   Frank Vosper, actor/writer (Jew Suss), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1937 bucharin, Jagoda & Rykov pushed out of CPSU in USSR  

Mar 07   On this day in history bucharin, Jagoda &Rykov pushed out of CPSU in USSR  

Mar 08   Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In Western Ohio a 5.4 earthquake, the largest historical earthquake in Ohio occurred in the year 1937.  

Mar 10   An audience of 21,000 jitterbuggers jammed the Paramount Theatre in New York City to see Benny Goodman whom they would crown, ‘King of Swing’ on this night. The popular musician was on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1937 paul Scheinpflug, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 12   Charles-Marie-Jean-Albert Widor, French organist/composer, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Battle of the Century Fred Allen and Jack Benny meet on radio on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Battle of the Century: Fred Allen & Jack Benny meet on radio in the year 1937.  

Mar 14   Battle of the Century: Fred Allen and Jack Benny meet on radio on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Pope Pius XI publishes anti-Nazi-encyclical Mit brennender Sorge in the year 1937.  

Mar 15   1st blood bank forms (Chicago IL) in the year 1937.  

Mar 15   The first blood bank is established (Chicago IL) in the year 1937.  

Mar 15   The United States sets up its first central blood bank on this day in history.  

Mar 16   All but one senior fouls out of a scrimmage game between seniors & sophomores, but he holds on to win the game 35-32 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   J Austen Chamberlain, English Min of For affairs (Nobel), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   Gas explosion in school in New London Texas: 294 die in the year 1937.  

Mar 18   Gas explosion in school in New London TX; 296 die 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1937.  

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   In the year 1937 birth of paolo Conte, Italian singer  

Jan 08   In the year 1937 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   AndrĂ© 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 in the year 1937.  

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

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