On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Pai Hsien-yung, Taiwanese writer (Taipei People), born in Guilin, China

Famous Weddings

  • Welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas (22) marries dancer Caitlin McNamara (22) in Penzance, Cornwall

Famous Deaths

George Gershwin

George Gershwin [Jacob Gershwine], American composer (An American in Paris; Porgy And Bess), dies from a brain tumor at 38

1937 Highlights

About July 11, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer