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Historical Events In 1937

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Apr 08   On this day in history arthur William Foote, US organist/composer, dies at 84  

Apr 08   In the year 1937 k Reinmuth discovers asteroids #1417 Walinskia &#3417 Tamblyn  

Apr 08   M Laugier discovers asteroid #1426 Riviera on this day in history.  

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

Apr 10   In the year 1937 algernon Ashton, composer, dies at 77  

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   On this day in history detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers 3 games to 2 for the Stanley Cup  

Apr 15   Nikolai Artzibushev, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Apr 15   In the year 1937 stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers, 3 games to 2  

Apr 17   Cartoon characters Daffy Duck, Elmer J Fudd & Petunia Pig, debut on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 22   On this day in history nYC college students stage 4th annual peace strike  

Apr 22   In the year 1937 the birth of Jack Nicholson, American actor  

Apr 25   On this day in history clem Sohn air show performer dies at 26 when his chute fails to open  

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

Apr 26   On this day in history german Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain  

Apr 26   German-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain on this day in history.  

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   Antonio Gramsci, Italian philosopher/marxist theorist, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1937.  

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

Apr 28   On this day in history 1st animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)  

Apr 28   Saddam Hussein, [At-Takriti], president of Iraq (1979- ) in the year 1937.  

Apr 28   On this day in history the first animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)  

Apr 28   In the year 1937 the first commercial flight across the Pacific, Pan Am  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history general Douglas MacArthur marries Jean Faircloth  

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   On this day in history arthur Somervell, composer, dies at 73  

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

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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   Dyan Cannon, Tacoma Wash, Mrs Cary Grant/actress (Heaven Can Wait) was born in the year 1937.  

Jan 04   Grace Bumbry, St Louis, mezzo-soprano (Venus in Tannhäuser) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of r Surendranath, cricketer (Indian pace bowler in 11 Tests early 60s)  

Jan 06   Doris Troy, [Payne], US soul singer/songwriter (Just One Kiss) was born in the year 1937.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of lou Holtz, US, football coach (NJ Jets)  

Jan 06   Paolo Conte, Italian singer was born in the year 1937.  

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   Ross Alexander, actor (Capt Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist (b. 1889)  

Jan 21   In the year 1937 death of marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898)  

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

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