On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1937

Historical Events

  • LA Railway Co starts using PCC streetcars

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Breedlove, American auto racer (5-time world land speed record holder), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Heinz Martin Lonquich, German composer
  • Robert Cage, American blues guitarist (From Lake Mary), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2012)
  • Robert Gallo, American physician
  • Tony Burton, actor (Rocky films) and boxer, born in Flint, Michigan (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Helge Rode, Danish poet/essayist, dies at 66
1937 Highlights

About March 23, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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