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

Person of interestGeorge Gershwin

George Gershwin [Jacob Gershvin], American composer (An American in Paris), dies at 38

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin

1937 Highlights

About July 11, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer