On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Radatz, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1963, 64; AL saves leader 1962, 64; Boston Red Sox), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2005)
  • Paul Kanjorski, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
  • Theo Foley, Irish soccer defender (9 caps, Republic of Ireland; Burnley, Charlton Athletic) and manager (Northampton Town), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Nathan Birnbaum, Austria philosopher (Zionism), dies at about 72
1937 Highlights

About April 2, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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