On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Ronald Anthony "Tony" Clegg, property trader
  • Seymour Hersh, award-winning investigative reporter (NY Times)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Foote, American classical composer, and a member of the "Boston Six" (Suite for Strings in E), dies at 83
  • Arthur William Foote, US organist/composer, dies at 84
  • William Henry Hadow, British educational reformer and musicologist (Oxford History of Music, Studies in Modern Music), dies at 77
1937 Highlights

About April 8, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries