What Happened on February 16, 1937

Historical Events

  • DuPont Corp patents nylon, developed by employee Wallace Carothers

Historic Event

Jean Anouilh's "Le Voyageur Sans Baggage" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Bailey, English novelist and biographer, born in London
  • Valentin Vasilyevich Bondarenko, Russian cosmonaut who died during training in a surdobar chamber, born in Kharkov. (d. 1961)
1937 Highlights

About February 16, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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