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Historical Events In 1937

Thursday, 25 April 2019

May 06   Dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst NJ (36 die, captured on film and radio live) in the year 1937.  

May 06   Dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst, NJ (36 die) in the year 1937.  

May 06   On this day in history the Hindenberg airship catches fire and is destroyed while in the USA  

May 07   Claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1937 63rd Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on War Admiral wins 2:03.2  

May 09   On this day in history reds beat Phillies 21-10 (Ernie Lombardi goes 6 for 6)  

May 09   On this day in history walter Mittelholzer, Swiss aviation pioneer, dies in crash at 43  

May 10   In the year 1937 busmen strike in London  

May 11   Viliam Figus, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1937.  

May 12   British King George VI coronated in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history coronation of Edward, former Duke of Windsor, as king of England.  

May 12   On this day in history george VI crowned King of England  

May 12   King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of Britain are crowned at Westminster Abbey on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1937 juan Negrin succeeds Largo Caballero as Spain's premier  

May 19   John Murray/Allen Boretz' "Room Service," premieres in NYC in the year 1937.  

May 19   On this day in history sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer  

May 23   John D Rockefeller dies in Ormond Beach, Florida on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1937 john Davison Rockfeller, industrialist, dies at 97 in Ormond Beach Fla  

May 25   On this day in history 1st airmail letter to circle globe returns to NY  

May 25   First airmail letter to circle the globe returns to New York on this day in history.  

May 25   Henry O Tanner, artist, dies in the year 1937.  

May 26   Dutch Rail NV at law forms on this day in history.  

May 26   San Francisco Bay's Golden Gate Bridge opens on this day in history.  

May 26   Yehuda Yannay, composer on this day in history.  

May 27   Carl Hubbell wins his 24th consecutive game (since July 17, 1936) in the year 1937.  

May 27   In the year 1937 golden Gate Bridge, San Fransisco, dedicated  

May 28   Alfred Adler, Austria psychiatrist (Individual Psychology), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

May 28   Golden Gate Bridge in San Fransisco opens to vehicular traffic on this day in history.  

May 28   Golden Gate Bridge in SF opens to vehicular traffic in the year 1937.  

May 28   Neville Chamberlain becomes PM of England in the year 1937.  

May 28   San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge opens to vehicular traffic on this day in history.  

May 29   On this day in history alwin Schockemohle, horse show jumper  

May 30   In the year 1937 20th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pittsburgh FC Aspinwall PA  

May 30   Memorial Day Massacre - Chicago police shoot on union marchers at Republic Steel Plant in Chicago, 10 die on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1937

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Marianne McDonald, classicist/philanthropist was born in the year 1937.  

Jan 04   In the year 1937 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   In the year 1937 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1937 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   Marie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history death of andré Besette, Canadian religious figure (b. 1845)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1937 death of jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist (b. 1889)  

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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