On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox 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