What Happened on August 6, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Franco's artillery fires on Madrid
  • Indians overturn Yankees' 7-6 win by a protest
  • US & USSR sign trade treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Baden Powell de Aquino, Brazilian guitarist (d. 2000)
  • Barbara Windsor, actress (Study in Terror)
  • Charlie [Charles Edward] Haden, American jazz double-bassist (Liberation Music Orchestra), born in Shenandoah, Iowa (d. 2014)
  • Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, born in Harlem, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Annie E F Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre), dies at 76
  • Ferdinand CS Schiller, British philosopher (Mind!), dies at 72