On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Japanese army conquers Shanghai
  • St Louis Cards Triple Crown winner Joe Medwick is named NL MVP

Famous Birthdays

  • Clyde Wells, Canadian politician, 5th Premier of Newfoundland, born in Buchans Junction, Newfoundland
  • Roger McCough, British poet (The Mersey Sound), born in Litherland, Lancashire

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRamsay MacDonald

Ramsay MacDonald, British Prime Minister (Labour: 1924, 1929-35), dies of natural causes at sea on board the liner Reina del Pacifico at 71

British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
British Prime Minister
Ramsay MacDonald