What Happened on July 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 117°F (47°C), Medicine Lake, Montana (state record)
  • Chicago Cub Frank Demaree gets 6 hits in 1st game & 2 in 2nd game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe DiMaggio's 1st grand slammer

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Republican offensive by Brunete in Spain
  • Spam, the luncheon meat is first introduced into the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation

Famous Birthdays

  • Brooke Hayward, author (Haywire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Frouwke J. Laning-Boersema, Dutch politician (CDA) 2nd Chamber
  • Nita M Lowey, (Rep-D-New York)

Famous Deaths

  • Chester Greenwood, American inventor (invented earmuffs at 15), dies at 78