On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Heimowitz, American poker player
  • John Horton Conway, British mathematician (cellular automaton Game of Life), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Ivor Gurney, English composer and poet, dies of tuberculosis at 47
1937 Highlights

About December 26, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn