Historical Events in September 1937

  • Sep 1 4th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 6, Green Bay 0 (84,560)
  • Sep 1 Battle of Gijon in Spain begins
  • Sep 2 US Housing Authority created by National Housing Act
  • Sep 4 Doris Kopsky, becomes 1st NABA woman cycling champion (4:22.4)
  • Sep 5 Spanish Civil War: Llanes falls.
  • Sep 6 Spanish Civil War: The start of the Battle of El Mazuco.
  • Sep 8 Pan Arab conference about Palestine opens
  • Sep 8 Yankees trailing 6-1 in 9th, score 8 to beat Boston 9-6
  • Sep 10 2nd American Football League plays 1st game (LA 21, Pittsburgh 0)
  • Sep 10 Cleveland (Los Angeles) Rams plays their 1st NFL game, lose 28-0
  • Sep 11 57th U.S. Men's National Championship: Don Budge beats Gottfried von Cramm (6-1, 7-9, 6-1, 3-6, 6-1)
  • Sep 11 51st U.S. Women's National Championship: Anita Lizana beats Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (6-4, 6-2)
  • Sep 15 WPA extends L-Taraval streetcar to SF Zoo (at Sloat Blvd)
  • Sep 17 1st NFL game in Washington, D.C.; Redskins beat NY Giants 13-3
  • Sep 18 The first New Zealand State house opens in Miramar

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Sep 21 J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published by George Allen and Unwin in London

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Sep 22 Forest fire kills 14 & injures 50 in Cody Wyoming
  • Sep 22 Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.
  • Sep 23 Yankees lose 9-5 but clinch pennant when Red Sox beat Detroit
  • Sep 25 "il duce" visits Berlin/named "the Fuhrer" to corporal 1st class
  • Sep 25 Battle of P'ing-hsin-kuan Wutai Mountain
  • Sep 27 1st Santa Claus Training School opens (Albion NY)
  • Sep 27 Balinese Tiger declared extinct.

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Sep 28 FDR dedicates Bonneville Dam on Columbia River (Oregon)

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Sep 29 Frans Slaats bicycles world record time (45,563 km)
  • Sep 30 6th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Southport & Ainsdale, England