On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Chicago Black Hawks left wing Paul Thompson becomes first player in NHL history to score a goal against his brother; scores on bro Cecil of the Boston Bruins with just 9 seconds left in regulation; Bruins win though, 2-1
  • O'Reilly completes 14-98 for cricket match, NSW v South Aust

Film release premierFilm Premier

The first full-length animated feature film and the earliest in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", premieres at the Carthay Circle Theatre

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald F. Munson, American politician (former Maryland Senator), born in Hagerstown, Maryland

Person of interestJane Fonda

Jane Fonda, American actress (Barbarella, Klute, 9 to 5), born in NYC, New York

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFrank Kellogg

Frank Kellogg, US Secretary of State and Nobel laureate, dies at 80

US Secretary of State Frank Kellogg
US Secretary of State
Frank Kellogg
  • Ted Healy [Ernest Lee Nash], American actor and comedian (Mad Love, San Francisco, Soup to Nuts), dies from acute toxic nephritis at 41