On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Arne Næss Jr., Norwegian mountain climber and businessman, born in Germany (d. 2004)
  • James MacArthur, American actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2010)
  • Jan van Houwelingen, Dutch politician (Undersecretary of Defense (CDA), born in Leerdam, Netherlands (d. 2013)
1937 Highlights

About December 8, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius