On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Appalachian Trail is formally completed, traversing 2,000 miles and 14 US States, Georgia to Maine
  • China declares war on Japan
  • Detroit Tigers score 36 runs in double header vs St Louis Browns

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Curvis, Welsh boxer and British welterweight champion (1960-1964), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2012)
  • Brian Fenelly, American composer (A Thoreau Symphony), born in Kingston, New York (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Sapper, British soldier, novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond), dies at 48