On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Billie Jo Spears, American country singer, born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 2011)
  • Erland Kops, Danish badminton player, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2017)
  • Ken Higgs, English cricketer (effective England pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1965-68), born in Kidsgrove, United Kingdom (d. 2016)
  • Shoban Babu, Indian actor, born in Nandigama, India (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist, dies at 47
1937 Highlights

About January 14, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn