On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1937

Historical Events

  • Dutch Minister Romme proclaims married women are forbidden to work

AgreementContract of Interest

Red Sox acquire the contract of 19-year-old Ted Williams

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Russian chess player Alexander Alekhine recaptures his final world title from Dutch grand master Max Euwe by a large margin (+10−4=11)

Famous Birthdays

  • Thad Cochran, American politician (U.S. Senator from Mississippi), born in Pontotoc, Mississippi (d. 2019)
1937 Highlights

About December 7, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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