On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1937

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st quadruplets to finish college (Baylor University)
  • Brooklyn Dodgers snap NY Giant Carl Hubbell's 24-game winning streak
  • German warships bombard Almeria, Spain
  • Indianapolis 500: Wilbur Shaw wins in 4:24:07.861 (182.789 km/h)

Famous Birthdays

  • Vladislav Ivanovich Gulyayev, Russian cosmonaut