What Happened on February 20, 1937

Historical Events

  • 1st automobile/airplane combination tested, Santa Monica, California

Famous Birthdays

  • David Ackles, American singer-songwriter (American Gothic), born in Rock Island, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Nancy Wilson, American Grammy Award-winning R&B and jazz vocalist ("Guess Who I Saw Today"; "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am"), and actress, born in Chillicothe, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • Robert Huber, biochemist (Nobel 1988), born in Munich. Germany
  • Roger Penske, American auto racer
Born in 1937

Famous Deaths

  • Barlow Carkeek, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests, 6 dismissals; Victoria), dies when struck by a car at 58
1937 Highlights

About February 20, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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