On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1937

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Ernest Hemingway novel "To Have & Have Not" published

  • Rather than accept any trade offers, the Yanks release Tony Lazzeri

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Hopkins, English clinical neurologist and Director of the Research Unit at the Royal College of Physicians, born in Poole, Dorset (d. 1997)
  • Linda Lavin, American actress (Alice, Barney Miller), born in Portland, Maine

Famous Deaths

  • James Marcus, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail), dies from a heart attack at 70
1937 Highlights

About October 15, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra