On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Bessie Head, Botswana writer (When Rain Clouds Gather, Maru, A Question of Power), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (d. 1986)
  • Gene Chandler [Eugene Dixon], American rocker (Duke of Earl), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ned Beatty, American actor (Deliverance, Repossed, Network), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian pianist and conductor (Tchaikovsky-1962), born in Gorky, Russia
1937 Highlights

About July 6, 1937

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer