What Happened on April 23, 1937

Historical Events

Sports History

New York Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell's first start of season, a 3-0 win over the Boston Bees, is his 17th straight win; streak continues for league record 24 victories in a row

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Shepherd, Australian cricket batsman (9 Tests, 5 x 50s; West Australia CA), born in Donnybrook, Australia (d. 2001)
  • Don Massengale, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1967 runner-up), born in Jackson, Texas (d. 2007)
  • Victoria Glendinning, British author (Edith Sitwell A Unicorn Among Lions), born in Sheffield, England
1937 Highlights

About April 23, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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