On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1937

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox pitcher Bill Dietrich no-hits St Louis Browns, 8-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edith Wharton suffers a heart attack and collapses at the French country home of Ogden Codman

Pulitzer prize winning novelist Edith Wharton
Pulitzer prize winning novelist
Edith Wharton
  • Prince Konoye becomes Japanese premier

Famous Birthdays

  • Colleen McCullough, Australian author (Tim, Indecent Obsession, The Thorn Birds), born in Wellington, NSW, Australia (d. 2015)

Person of interestMorgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman, American academy award-winning actor (Driving Mrs Daisy, Glory), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Rosaleen Linehan, Irish actress, born in Dublin, Ireland
1937 Highlights

About June 1, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini