What Happened on June 4, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Léon Blum becomes premier of People's front government of France

Famous Birthdays

  • Freddy Fender, American musician ("Before the Next Teardrop Falls"), born in San Benito, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Gorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • Mortimer B Zuckerman, CEO (US News & World Report, NY Daily News)
  • Robert Fulghum, American author

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Eligon, cricketer, dies of blood poisoning from a nail in his boot at 28