On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1937

Historical Events

  • 69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6

Historic Event

Henry Ford initiates a 32 hour work week

Famous Birthdays

  • Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction - "Grazing In The Grass"), born in San Diego, California (d. 1990)
1937 Highlights

About June 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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