On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1937

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce McLaren, New Zealand car racer and founder of eponymous race team, born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 1970)
1937 Highlights

About August 30, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo