What Happened on October 15, 1937

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Ernest Hemingway's novel "To Have & Have Not" published

Sports History

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 Weddings

  • American singer Jo Stafford (19) weds American singer John Huddleston (25) in Los Angeles, California; divorce in 1943

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? 85 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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