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

Person of interestColin Powell

Colin Powell, American General and Assistant to the President (Nat Sec Affairs), born in The Bronx, New York

General and US Secretary of State Colin Powell
General and US Secretary of State
Colin Powell
  • Stuart May, senior partner (Theodore Goddard)
1937 Highlights

About April 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries