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Historical Events In 1937

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Apr 08   In the year 1937 arthur William Foote, US organist/composer, dies at 84  

Apr 08   On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroids #1417 Walinskia &#3417 Tamblyn  

Apr 08   On this day in history m Laugier discovers asteroid #1426 Riviera  

Apr 08   In the year 1937 the birth of Seymour Hersh, American journalist  

Apr 10   Algernon Ashton, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1937.  

Apr 12   In the year 1937 sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft at Rugby, England.  

Apr 15   Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers 3 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history nikolai Artzibushev, composer, dies at 79  

Apr 15   On this day in history stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers, 3 games to 2  

Apr 17   In the year 1937 cartoon characters Daffy Duck, Elmer J Fudd & Petunia Pig, debut  

Apr 19   In the year 1937 41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20  

Apr 19   William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen), dies at 81 in the year 1937.  

Apr 22   NYC college students stage 4th annual peace strike in the year 1937.  

Apr 22   The birth of Jack Nicholson, American actor in the year 1937.  

Apr 25   Clem Sohn air show performer dies at 26 when his chute fails to open in the year 1937.  

Apr 25   Clem Sohn, air show performer dies at 26 when his chute fails to open on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1937 german Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain  

Apr 26   In the year 1937 german-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain  

Apr 26   German-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain. The massacre is later painted by Picasso on this day in history.  

Apr 27   1st US social security payment made on this day in history.  

Apr 27   On this day in history antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46  

Apr 27   First US social security payment made The AARP should celebrate on this day in history.  

Apr 27   The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco USA opens on this day in history.  

Apr 27   US Social Security system makes its first benefit payment in the year 1937.  

Apr 28   In the year 1937 1st animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)  

Apr 28   Saddam Hussein, [At-Takriti], president of Iraq (1979- ) on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1937 the first animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)  

Apr 28   The first commercial flight across the Pacific, Pan Am in the year 1937.  

Apr 29   In the year 1937 the birth of Saddam Hussein, Iraqi leader  

Apr 30   General Douglas MacArthur marries Jean Faircloth in the year 1937.  

May 01   FDR signs act of neutrality in the year 1937.  

May 01   Snitz Edwards, actor (Phantom of the Opera, College), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

May 02   Arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1937.  

May 03   Margaret Mitchell wins Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With the Wind" 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Doris Troy, [Payne], US soul singer/songwriter (Just One Kiss) was born on this day in history.  

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   Robert Moran, composer was born in the year 1937.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876) died in the year 1937.  

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