On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1937

Historical Events

  • 1st state contraceptive clinic opens (Raleigh NC)
  • First American blood blank in a hospital is opened at Cook County Hospital in Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Bass, American NFL running back (Pro Bowl 1962, 63, 66; LA Rams), born in Georgetown, Mississippi (d. 2006)
  • Valentin Rasputin, Russian writer (To Live and Remember), born in Atalanka, Soviet Union (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • H. P. Lovecraft, American horror writer (At the Mountains of Madness, Weird Tales), dies at 46
1937 Highlights

About March 15, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces