On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Howard, English theater and film actor (Royal Shakespeare Company), born in London, England (d. 2015)

Herb Brooks

Herb Brooks, American ice hockey coach (Olympic gold Medal 1980), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)


1937 Highlights

About August 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo