On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1937

Historical Events

  • Bonneville Dam on Columbia River begins producing power

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman, American actor (Graduate, Tootsie, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Louis Neefs, Belgian singer
1937 Highlights

About August 8, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo