On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1937

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 270 Aust v England at the MCG, incl 110 singles

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Troy [Doris Elaine Higginsen], US R&B singer and songwriter (Just One Look), born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2004)
  • Lou Holtz, American football coach (NJ Jets), born in Follansbee, West Virginia
  • Paolo Conte, Italian singer, born in Asti, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ© Bessette, Canadian Roman Catholic religious figure, dies at 91
1937 Highlights

About January 6, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn