Historical Events In 1937
Saturday, 17 August 2019
Jan 30 On this day in history the birth of Boris Spassky, Soviet chess champion
Jan 30 The birth of Vanessa Redgrave, Stage and screen actress on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1937 marguerite Audoux, writer, dies
Feb 01 On this day in history stapleton, Staten Island becomes a customs-free port
Feb 03 Bradman scores 212 (in 441 minutes!) in 5th Test Cricket v England on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1937 jim Margie, Philadelphia, bowls 900 in 3 (unsanctioned) games
Feb 05 1st Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times," released on this day in history.
Feb 05 First Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times," released on this day in history.
Feb 05 Lou [Andreas-]Salome, Russian/German author (Eroticism), dies at 75 in the year 1937.
Feb 05 U.S. president Roosevelt proposes increasing the number of justices on the Supreme Court on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1937 k Elizabeth Ohi becomes 1st Japanese-US female lawyer
Feb 06 K Elizabeth Ohi becomes first Japanese-US female lawyer in the year 1937.
Feb 07 In the year 1937 elihu Root, US min of War/Foreign affairs (Nobel 1912), dies at 91
Feb 08 In the year 1937 maxwell Anderson's "Masque of Kings," premieres in NYC
Feb 08 Scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian, dies at 75 in the year 1937.
Feb 10 On this day in history ragnhild Hveger swims world free style record 400m (5:14.2)
Feb 11 44-day sit-down strike at General Motors in Flint Mich ends in the year 1937.
Feb 11 In the year 1937 general Motors formally recognizes the United Automobile Workers Union, ending a sit-down strike against the auto maker.
Feb 12 Cleveland (now Los Angeles) Rams granted an NFL franchise on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history "Prince Valiant" comic strip appears; known for historical detail
Feb 13 On this day in history bradman scores 123 South Africa vs Queensland, 165 minutes, 10-4 1-6 in cricket
Feb 13 C A Bernoulli, writer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1937 halifax native Harold Foster 1892-1982 publishes his first Prince Valiant comic strip, calling his original creation 'an illustrated historical novel.
Feb 13 Maribel Vinson wins her 9th US figure skating championship in the year 1937.
Feb 13 NFL Boston Redskins move to Washington DC on this day in history.
Feb 13 US female Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee
Feb 14 In the year 1937 erkki Gustav Melartin, composer, dies at 62
Feb 15 On this day in history the American Elm becomes the state tree of Nebraska.
Feb 16 DuPont Corp patents nylon, developed by employee Wallace H Carothers on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history nylon is patented
Feb 20 "Barlow" Carkeek, Aust cricket wicketkeeper (1912 series), dies in the year 1937.
Feb 20 In the year 1937 1st automobile/airplane combination tested, Santa Monica, Ca
Feb 21 Initial flight of the first successful flying car, Waldo Waterman's Arrowbile on this day in history.