On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Bella Akhmadulina, Russian poet (The String, Fever), born in Moscow (d. 2010)
  • Stan Mellor MBE, English National Hunt jockey and trainer (first jumps jockey to ride 1,000 winners; Champion Jockey 1960-62), born in Manchester, England (d. 2020)
  • Stan Mellor, British racehorse trainer and jockey

Famous Deaths

  • Algernon Ashton, British composer, dies at 77
1937 Highlights

About April 10, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries