On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1937

Historical Events

  • Initial flight of the first successful flying car, Waldo Waterman's Arrowbile.
  • The League of Nations bans foreign national "volunteers" in the Spanish Civil War.

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Lockwood, Van Nuys Cal, actor (2001, Survival Zone, Lieutenant)
  • Harald V, King of Norway (1991-present), born in Akershus, Norway
  • Ron Clarke AO, MBE, Australian athlete (17 x WRs, 5,000m, 10,000m, 20,000m; 2, 3, 6, 10 miles) and politician (mayor Gold Coast), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2015)
1937 Highlights

About February 21, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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