On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

4th Augusta National Invitation Tournament (Masters) Golf: Byron Nelson wins first of his 5 major titles by 2 strokes ahead of Ralph Guldahl

Golfer Byron Nelson
Byron Nelson

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans van den Doel, Dutch politician and economist (PvdA), born in Zierikzee, Netherlands (d. 2012)
  • Ian St James, novelist (Balfour Conspiracy, Vengeance, Money Stones)

Famous Deaths

  • Frantisek X Salda, Czech writer/critic, dies at 69