On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1937

Historical Events

  • 1st US social security payment made

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bolton, English rugby league five eighth (23 caps Great Britain; Wigan, Balmain) and coach (Parramatta), born in Wigan, England (d. 2021)
  • Sandy Dennis, American actress (Up the Down Staircase), born in Hastings, Nebraska (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

1937 Highlights

About April 27, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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