On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos LarraƱaga, Spanish actor
  • John Ward, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests; 17 dismissals), born in Timaru, New Zealand (d. 2021)
  • Milan Vukcevich, Yugoslavian chemist and a grandmaster of chess problem composition, born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (b. 1860)
  • Paul Scheinpflug, composer, dies at 61
1937 Highlights

About March 11, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces