On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1937

Historical Events

  • Stapleton, Staten Island, becomes a customs-free port

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Everly, American singer and half of the rock and roll duo "The Everly Brothers" (Bye Bye Love, Wake Up Little Susie), born in Brownie, Kentucky
  • Garrett Morris, actor (SNL, Martin, Carwash), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Ray Sawyer, American singer (Dr Hook), born in Chickasaw, Alabama (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Marguerite Audoux, French novelist, dies at 73
1937 Highlights

About February 1, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius