On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1937

Historical Events

  • Plough for laying submarine cable patented

Famous Birthdays

  • Liliana Cavani, Italian director (Berlin Affair), born in Carpi, Italy
  • Marie Dubois, French actress (Wise Guys, Jules & Jim), born in Paris, France (d. 2014)
  • Vicente Sardinero, Spanish baritone, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2002)
1937 Highlights

About January 12, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn