On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1937

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket batsmen Jack Fingleton (136) and Don Bradman (out 270 the following day) make then record stand of 346 for 6th wicket in 3rd Test vs England in Melbourne

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Only unicameral state legislature in US opens 1st session in Nebraska

Famous Deaths

  • Marie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1864)
1937 Highlights

About January 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn