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Historical Events In 1937

Sunday, 17 February 2019

May 06   On this day in history dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst NJ (36 die, captured on film and radio live)  

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

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

May 07   On this day in history claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player  

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

May 09   Reds beat Phillies 21-10 (Ernie Lombardi goes 6 for 6) in the year 1937.  

May 09   Walter Mittelholzer, Swiss aviation pioneer, dies in crash at 43 on this day in history.  

May 10   On this day in history busmen strike in London  

May 11   In the year 1937 viliam Figus, composer, dies at 62  

May 12   In the year 1937 british King George VI coronated in Westminster Abbey  

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   Juan Negrin succeeds Largo Caballero as Spain's premier in the year 1937.  

May 19   On this day in history john Murray/Allen Boretz' "Room Service," premieres in NYC  

May 19   Sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer in the year 1937.  

May 23   On this day in history john D Rockefeller dies in Ormond Beach, Florida  

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

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 in the year 1937.  

May 25   On this day in history henry O Tanner, artist, dies  

May 26   Dutch Rail NV at law forms in the year 1937.  

May 26   On this day in history san Francisco Bay's Golden Gate Bridge opens  

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   Golden Gate Bridge, San Fransisco, dedicated in the year 1937.  

May 28   In the year 1937 alfred Adler, Austria psychiatrist (Individual Psychology), dies at 67  

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 on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history neville Chamberlain becomes PM of England  

May 28   On this day in history san Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge opens to vehicular traffic  

May 29   In the year 1937 alwin Schockemohle, horse show jumper  

May 30   20th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pittsburgh FC Aspinwall PA on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1937 birth of marianne McDonald, classicist/philanthropist  

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   On this day in history birth of doris Troy, [Payne], US soul singer/songwriter (Just One Kiss)  

Jan 06   Lou Holtz, US, football coach (NJ Jets) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Paolo Conte, Italian singer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1937.  

Jan 08   John Felix August Korling, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898)  

Jan 23   Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876) died on this day in history.  

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