What Happened on January 9, 1937

Historical Events

  • Italian regime bans marriages between Italians & Abyssinians

High Tor

Maxwell Anderson's stage drama "High Tor" premieres at Martin Beck Theatre, NYC; runs for 171 performances, wins Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play

Famous Birthdays

  • Klaus Schlesinger, German writer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2001)
  • Malcolm Cecil, British jazz bassist, record producer, audio engineer, and electronic musician (Ronnie Scott; Blues Incorporated; TONTO's Expanding Head Band), born in London, England (d. 2021)
Born in 1937

About January 9, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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