On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1937

Historical Events

  • Second Sino-Japanese War: Japanese forces begin the Battle of Shanghai, a conflict that will last 3 months and involve 1 million troops

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Plunkett, English civil engineer (b. 1890)
1937 Highlights

About August 13, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo