On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Amos Tversky, Israeli cognitive and mathematical psychologist, born in Haifa, Mandatory Palestine (d. 1996)
  • Constança Capdeville, Porteguese pianist and composer, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1992)
  • David Del Tredici, American pianist, Neo-Romantic composer, and 1980 Pulitzer winner (In Memory of a Summer Day), born in Cloverdale, California

Famous Deaths

  • J Austen Chamberlain, English Minister of Foreign Affairs (Nobel), dies at 73
1937 Highlights

About March 16, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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