On This Day

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 jazz vocalist (Feel Like Making Love), born in Chillicothe, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • Robert Huber, biochemist (Nobel 1988), born in Munich. Germany
  • Roger Penske, American auto racer

Famous Deaths

  • "Barlow" Carkeek, Aust cricket wicket-keeper (1912 series), dies
1937 Highlights

About February 20, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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