What Happened on March 25, 1937

Historical Events

Sports History

It is revealed Quaker Oats pays Babe Ruth $25,000 per year for ads

  • Italy & Yugoslavia sign non-aggression treaty (Pact of Belgrade)
  • Lionel Conacher misses on 1st Stanley Cup penalty shot
  • Washington Daily News is 1st US newspaper with perfumed advertising page

Famous Birthdays

  • Scot Palmer, Australian sports journalist (The Sun, Sunday Press, Seven Network; President Football Writers Association), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2022)
  • Tom Monaghan, American founder of Dominos pizza, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • John Drinkwater, English poet and playwright (Bird in Hand), dies at 54
1937 Highlights

About March 25, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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