On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1937

Historical Events

  • Mexico nationalizes oil

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algerian politician, President of Algeria (1999-2019), born in Oujda, Morocco
  • Denny Crum, American College Basketball & Basketball Hall of Fame coach (University of Louisville 1971-2001; NCAA C'ship 1980, 86; 6 x Final Fours), born in San Fernando, California

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Film director D. W. Griffith (61) weds actress Evelyn Baldwin (26)

Film Director D. W. Griffith
Film Director
D. W. Griffith

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Wohlgemuth, German composer, dies at 73
1937 Highlights

About March 2, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces