On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan R. Thieme, American inventor (first Power operated vehicle/scooter), born in Bridgeport, Michigan

Colin Powell

Colin Powell, American General and 1st Black US Secretary of State (2001-05), born in Harlem, New York City (d. 2021) [1]

  • Stuart May, senior partner (Theodore Goddard)
1937 Highlights

About April 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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