On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1937

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

1937 Highlights

About November 9, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio