What Happened on November 5, 1937

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Adolf Hitler informs his military leaders in a secret meeting of his intentions of going to war

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Jamison, American football offensive lineman (AFL All Star 1961, 62; AFL C'ship 1960, 61; Houston Oilers), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2021)
  • Harris Yulin, American actor (Scarface), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jackie Verdell, American gospel singer (The Davis Sisters, 1955-66), pop singer-songwriter ("Why Not Give Me A Chance") and session vocalist (Wilson Picket; Van Morrison), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)
Born in 1937

Famous Deaths

  • Jack McAuliffe, Irish-American boxer and undefeated World Lightweight champion (1886-93), dies at 71
1937 Highlights

About November 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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