What Happened on May 1, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Neutrality Act, banning travel on belligerent ships and imposes an arms embargo on warring nations

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Bo Nilsson, Swedish composer (Doppelspiel)
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Famous Deaths

  • Snitz Edwards, Hungarian actor (College, Phantom of the Opera), dies at 69