On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Corrie Moret-de Jong, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • El Fary, Spanish singer and actor, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2007)
  • George Thoma, German cross country ski jumper (Olympic gold 1960), born in Newstadt, Germany
  • Jim Bowen, British TV game show host (Bullseye) and comedian, born in Heswall, England (d. 2018)
  • Sky Saxon [Richard Marsh], American rocker (The Seeds - "Pushin' To Hard"), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2009)
1937 Highlights

About August 20, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo