On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1937

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Cy Young, Tris Speaker & Nap Lajorie elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Historic Event

Millionaire Howard Hughes sets transcontinental air record (7h 28m 25s)

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Wilson, American jazz trombonist, arranger (Woody Herman; Buddy Rich), and teacher (Berklee College of Music; New England Conservatory), born in Belmont, Massachusetts
1937 Highlights

About January 19, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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