On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1937

Historical Events

  • NBC forms first full-sized symphony orchestra exclusively for radio

Famous Birthdays

  • Kamahl [Kandiah Kamalesvaran], Australian singer (Elephant Song), born in Kuala Lumpur
  • Tabu Ley Rochereau [Pascal-Emmanuel Sinamoyi Tabu], African musician (Orchestre Afrisa International), born in Bagata, Bandundu, Belgian Congo (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Mrs. Leslie Carter, American actress and writer (Rocky Mountain Mystery, The Heart of Maryland), dies at 75
1937 Highlights

About November 13, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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