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)

Person of interestHerb Brooks

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

Ice Hockey Player & Coach Herb Brooks
Ice Hockey Player & Coach
Herb Brooks

1937 Highlights

About August 5, 1937

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo