On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Dale [Mansour], American surf guitarist ("Let's Go Tripping"; "Misirlou"; "Pipeline"), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • Hans Ulrich Lehmann, Swiss composer, born in Biel, Switzerland (d. 2013)
  • Mr. Fuji [Harry Masayoshi Fujiwara], American professional wrestler, born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 2016)
  • Ron Carter, American jazz double bassist and cellist (Ron Carter Meets Bach), born in Ferndale, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Noel Rosa, Brazilian guitrist, mandolin player, and songwriter, dies of tuberculosis at 26
1937 Highlights

About May 4, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus