On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1937

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Francisco Franco's troops conquer the Bilbao Basques

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Beverly CC: Helen Hicks wins the first of her 2 major titles, defeating amateur Bea Barrett 6 & 5 in the final

Famous Deaths

  • J. M. [James Matthew] Barrie, Scottish novelist and playwright (Peter Pan), dies at 77
1937 Highlights

About June 19, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini