On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Alwin Schockemöhle, German equestrian rider (Olympic gold team jumping 1960, individual jumping 1976), born in Meppen, Province of Hanover, Germany
  • Charles W. Pickering, American judge (Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi), born in Laurel, Mississippi
  • Harry Statham, American basketball coach (McKendree Uni; 1,122 wins in 52 seasons), born in Brookport, Illinois
  • Hibari Misora [Kazue Katō], Japanese pop singer ("Kawa no nagare no yō ni" - Like the Flow of the River), and actress born in Yokohama, Japan (d. 1988)
  • Irmin Schmidt, German keyboardist and rocker (Can), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Peter Kolman, Austrian composer, born in Bratislava, Slovakia
1937 Highlights

About May 29, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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