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)
Born in 1937

Famous Deaths

  • Anastasios Metaxas, Greek architect (restored Panathinaiko Stadium 1896 Olympics Athens) and shooter (Olympic bronze trap, single shot 1908), dies at 74
1937 Highlights

About January 28, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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