On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1937

Historical Events

  • -13) Tupolev ANT-25 non-stop flight Moscow to San Jacinto, California

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBill Cosby

Bill Cosby, American actor and comedian (Cosby Show, I Spy, Leonard Part 6), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
  • Howard "Howie" Casey, British rock saxophonist (Derry and the Seniors), born in Liverpool, England
  • Lionel Jospin, Prime Minister of France (1997-2002), born in Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine, France
  • Michel Louvain, French Canadian singer (Buenas Noches Mi Amor), born in Quebec, Canada
  • Mickey Edwards, American Republican congressman (Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Explorer Jacques Cousteau (27) weds scuba diver Simone Melchior (18) at Saint-Louis-des-Invalides in Paris

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau

1937 Highlights

About July 12, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer