What Happened on July 22, 1937

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Irish premier Eamon de Valera wins elections

Historic Event

US Senate rejects FDR's proposal to enlarge Supreme Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Jackson, American pop and R&B singer ("Any Day Now"; "I Don't Want to Cry"; "I Keep Forgettin'"), born in Latta, South Carolina
  • John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
  • V B Ranjane, Indian cricket fast bowler (early 1960's)
  • Yasuhiro Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Ted McDonald, Australian cricket fast bowler (11 Tests, 43 wickets, BB 5/32; Tasmania, Victoria, Lancashire CCC), dies in car crash at 46
1937 Highlights

About July 22, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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