On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1937

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Ford initiates a 32 hour work week

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in San Diego, California (d. 1990)
1937 Highlights

About June 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini