What Happened on June 18, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Gail Godwin, American author (Perfectionists, Odd Woman)
  • Jay Rockefeller, American politician (Sen-D-West Virginia 1985-2015), born in New York City
  • Varbara Ann Teer, American actress/director (National Black Theatre Company)
  • Vitaly Mikhailovich Zholobov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 21)
Born in 1937

Famous Deaths

  • Al Boasberg, American vaudeville, radio and film comedy writer (Jack Benny; Bob Hope; The Marx Brothers), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • Gaston Doumergue, 60th Prime Minister of France (1913-14 and 1934) and 1st protestant French President (1924-31), dies at 73
1937 Highlights

About June 18, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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