On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1937

Historical Events

Historic Event

Karl Radek and sixteen others go on trial in Moscow as part of the Great Purge, many are sentenced to death

Famous Deaths

  • Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist and politician (Minister of Education), dies at 60
1937 Highlights

About January 23, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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