On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday

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)