On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1937

Historical Events

Academy Awards

9th Academy Awards: "The Great Ziegfeld", Paul Muni & Luise Rainer wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Graeme Dowling, New Zealand cricket batsman (39 Tests, 3 x 100s, TS 239 v India 1968; Canterbury CA), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Leslie Gelb, American foreign policy advisor
  • Yuri Aleksandrovich Senkevich, Russian cosmonaut
  • [Bernard Barney Jean] Wilen, musician
1937 Highlights

About March 4, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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