What Happened on July 27, 1937

Historical Events

  • 32nd Davis Cup: USA beats Great Britain in Wimbledon (4-1)
  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Wimbledon: GB 4 title streak ends as American Frank Parker beats Charles Hare 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 for an unbeatable 3-1 lead; ends 4-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Dawson, British comedienne (Violet-Keeping Up Appearances), born in Bolton, Lancashire
  • Don Galloway, American actor (Arrest & Trial, Ironside), born in Augusta, Kentucky (d. 2009)
  • Robert Gibb, British zoo and theme park creator (Flamingo Land; Pleasure Island), born in England
1937 Highlights

About July 27, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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