On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Bette Howland [Lee Sotonoff], American writer and literary critic (Blue in Chicago, The iron year), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Charlie Krueger, American College Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Texas A&M; Pro Bowl 1960, 64; San Francisco 49ers), born in Caldwell, Texas (d. 2021)
  • Ken Hill, English playwright and director, born in Birmingham, England (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Anastasios Metaxas, Greek architect and shooter (b. 1862)
1937 Highlights

About January 28, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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