On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1937

Historical Events

  • Battle of the Century: Fred Allen & Jack Benny meet on radio during their "feud"

BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XI publishes anti-nazi-encyclical Mit brennender Sorge

259th Pope Pius XI
259th Pope
Pius XI

Famous Birthdays

  • Arturo Chaires, Mexican soccer defender (22 caps; C.D. Guadalajara), born in Guadalajara, Mexico (d. 2020)
  • Peter van der Merwe, cricketer (South African captain of mid-1960's)
1937 Highlights

About March 14, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces