On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1937

Historical Events

  • Busmen strike in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Kopit, US playwright ('Wings', 'Nine'), born in New York City
  • Jim Hickman, baseball player (Mets, Dodgers, Cubs), born in Henning, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • Mike Melvoin, American jazz and studio pianist, composer, and arranger, born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin (d. 2012)
  • Tamara Press, Soviet athlete (Olympic gold shot put 1960, 64; discus 1960, 64), born in Kharkiv, Ukraine (d.2021)

Famous Deaths

  • William Tedmarsh, British silent movie actor (Two Beds and No Sleep), dies at 61
1937 Highlights

About May 10, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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