On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1937

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Guiding Light" on NBC radio
  • Miami-to-Tampa bus overturned in a canal, kills 13

Famous Birthdays

  • Ange-Félix Patassé, President of the Central African Republic, born in Paoua, Central African Republic (d. 2011)
  • Don Maynard, American football wide receiver (NY Jets: 633 receptions, 11,834 yards, 88 TDs), born in Crosbyton, Texas
  • Kathleen Tynan Halton, Canadian-British journalist & author, born in Canada (d. 1995)
1937 Highlights

About January 25, 1937

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius