On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1937

Historical Events

  • Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy" premieres in NYC
  • Emile Janson becomes Belgian premier

Historic Event

John Steinbeck's "Of Mice & Men" premieres in NYC

Famous Deaths

  • George Albert Boulenger, Belgian naturalist (b. 1858)
  • Jagadish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist, ploymath and writer, dies at 78
  • Louis Victor Saar, Dutch-American composer, dies at 68
1937 Highlights

About November 23, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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