On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1937

Historical Events

  • -50°F (-45.6°C), San Jacinto, Nevada (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Moran, American composer, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Shirley Bassey, Welsh singer (Goldfinger, Moonraker), born in Tiger Bay, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • John Felix August Korling, composer, dies at 72
1937 Highlights

About January 8, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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