On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • (Fird) "Snooks" Eaglin, American blues and R&B guitarist and singer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2009)
  • George Flynn, American pianist, composer (Trinity), and teacher (Columbia; DePaul), born in Miles City, Montana
  • Prince Max, Duke in Bavaria

Famous Deaths

  • Marie Prevost, Canadian actress (b. 1898)
1937 Highlights

About January 21, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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