On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1937

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice and replaces his 40 oz bat with a 36 oz one

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
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, American Basketball Hall of Fame center, executive (5-time NBA All Star), born in Springfield, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Relf, English cricketer (13 Tests for England 1903-14), commits suicide at 52
1937 Highlights

About March 26, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries