On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1937

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Francisco Franco's troops conquer the Bilbao Basques

  • 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

Music Recording

Second of two legendary recording sessions by Delta Blues musician Robert Johnson with producer Don Law at the Vitagraph Studios, Dallas, Texas


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? 84 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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