On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1937

Historical Events

  • 1st animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)
  • 1st commercial flight across Pacific operated by Pan Am

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestSaddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq (1979-2003), born in Al-Awja, Iraq (d. 2006)

Iraqi President and Dictator Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President and Dictator
Saddam Hussein

1937 Highlights

About April 28, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus