On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1937

Historical Events

  • Alabama drops charges against 5 blacks accused of rape in Scottsboro

Famous Birthdays

  • Baroness Blatch, British minister of state for Education
  • Barry Lloyd Vercoe, New Zealand composer and computer scientist (MIT Media Lab), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Quinlan Terry, architect
1937 Highlights

About July 24, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo