What Happened on March 26, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice & replace his 40 with 36 oz bat

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Spinach growers of Crystal City, Texas, erect statue of Popeye
  • William H Hastie becomes 1st black federal judge (Virgin Islands)

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Pearl Jones, 4X100m relayer (Olympic gold 1952, 60), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Wayne Embry, holder of 7 basketball records (Miami of Ohio)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Relf, English cricketer (13 Tests for England 1903-14), commits suicide at 52