March 19, 1937 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Astronomer Fritz Zwicky publishes his research on stellar explosion in which he coins the term "supernova" and hypothesizes that they were the origin of cosmic rays
  • Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Divini redemptoris against communism

Birthdays in History

  • Egon Krenz, President of East Germany

Deaths in History

  • Horacio Quiroga, Uruguayan author/poet, commits suicide at 58