On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1937

Historical Events

  • Jim Margie, Philadelphia, bowls 900 in 3 (unsanctioned) games

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Southam, Canadian electronic and classical music and dance composer (Glass Houses; Figures; The Emerging Ground), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2010)
  • Bill Ham, American music impresario and manager (ZZ Top), born in Waxahachie, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Collin Wilcox, Highlands NC, actor (To Kill a Mocking Bird)
  • David Newman, American filmmaker (d. 2003)
  • John Devitt, Australian swimmer (2 Olympic gold 1956, 1960), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Magnar Solberg, Norwegian 20K biathlete (Olympic gold 1968, 72)
1937 Highlights

About February 4, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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