On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1937

Historical Events

  • Bus blew a tire, going out of control, killing 18 (Salem Illinois)
  • National Gallery of Art established by Congress

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Luxon, Redruth England, baritone (Owen Wingrave)
  • Bill Tillman, basebal player
  • Billy Stewart, US R&B singer (I Do Love You)
  • Erskine Sandiford, Premier of Barbados, 1987-94)
1937 Highlights

About March 24, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries