What Happened on December 29, 1937

Historical Events

  • Constitution of Ireland (Irish: Bunreacht na hÉireann) is enacted and Irish free state is named Eire

Pro Wrestling

Lou Thesz beats Everett Marshall in St Louis, to win NWA World heavyweight title - youngest ever

  • Pan Am starts service between San Francisco and Auckland, New Zealand
1937 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Steele, English actress (Black Sunday, 8½), born in Birkenhead, Cheshire
Born in 1937

Famous Deaths

  • Don Marquis, American author (b. 1878)

About December 29, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn