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 stage and screen actor (Deliverance; Hear My Song; Network; Nashville), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2021)
  • 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? 84 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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