Historical Events in June 1937

  • Jun 1 Chicago White Sox Bill Dietrich no-hits St Louis Browns, 8-0
  • Jun 1 Prince Konoye becomes Japanese premier
  • Jun 3 Josh Gibson HR's just 2 feet below rim of Yankee Stadium (580' drive)
  • Jun 4 Leon Blum becomes premier of People's front government of France
  • Jun 5 69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6

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Jun 5 Henry Ford initiates 32 hour work week

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford
  • Jun 6 Phillies trailing 8-2 to St Louis, forfeit game
  • Jun 8 World's largest flower blooms in NY Botanical Garden, 12' calla lily
  • Jun 11 Marx Brothers' "A Day At The Races" released
  • Jun 12 41st US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich

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Jun 12 USSR executes 8 army leaders as Stalin's purge continues

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 13 Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive HRs against St Louis Browns

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Jun 13 Stalin executes Russian officers Tuchachevski, Jakir, Putna & Uberevitch
  • Jun 16 Marx Brothers' "A Day At The Races" opens in LA
  • Jun 17 Marx Brothers' "A Day At The Races" opens in NY
  • Jun 19 Franco-troops conquer Bilbao Basques
  • Jun 21 French People's front government-Blum falls

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 22 Joe Louis KOs James J Braddock in 18 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Jun 25 Cub Augie Galan becomes 1st player to switch hit HRs in a game
  • Jun 26 Test cricket debut of Len Hutton v NZ at Lord's, scores 0 & 1