What Happened on August 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Ranger (US) beats Endeavour II (England) in 17th America's Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Howard, theatre and film actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), born in London, UK (d. 2015)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Herb Brooks, American ice hockey coach (Olympic Gold Medal 1980), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)

Ice Hockey Player & Coach Herb Brooks
Ice Hockey Player & Coach
Herb Brooks