On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1937

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lou Thesz beats Everett Marshall in St Louis, to win National Wrestling Ass.World heavyweight title - youngest ever

Professional Wrestler Lou Thesz
Professional Wrestler
Lou Thesz
  • Pan Am starts service between San Francisco and Auckland, New Zealand

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Don Marquis, American author (b. 1878)
1937 Highlights

About December 29, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn