What Happened on January 8, 1937

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Moran, American composer (Trinity Requiem), born in Denver, Colorado

Shirley Bassey (86 years old)

Welsh singer (Goldfinger; Diamonds Are Forever; Moonraker), born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales

Born in 1937

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Körling, Swedish sacred and children's music composer, dies at 72
1937 Highlights

About January 8, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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