On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • "Magic" Sam [Maghett], American blues guitarist ("Feelin' Good (We're Gonna Boogie)"), born in Granada County, Mississippi (d. 1969)
  • Carlos Campos, Chilean soccer striker (39 caps; Universidad de Chile 259 games), born in Santiago, Chile (d. 2020)
  • John MacGregor, British MP

Famous Deaths

  • Erkki Melartin, Finnish composer (Juhlamarssi; Summer Symphony; Fantasia Apocaliptica), dies at 62
1937 Highlights

About February 14, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius