On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1937

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAnthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins, Welsh actor (Elephant Man, QB VII, Magic, Bounty), born in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales

  • Avram Hershko, Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry, born in Karcag, Hungary
  • Nicolas Born, German writer, born in Duisburg (d. 1979)
1937 Highlights

About December 31, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn