On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1937

Historical Events

  • 62nd Preakness: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 1:58.4

Famous Birthdays

  • Madeleine Albright, American politician and diplomat and 1st female U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Trini Lopez [Trinidad Lopez], American singer and guitarist (If I Had a Hammer), born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Phillip Snowden, British politician first Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, dies at 72
1937 Highlights

About May 15, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus