On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Marilyn Bell, Canadian swimmer
  • Nicholas Palmer, television writer/producer

Person of interestPeter Max

Peter Max, American psychedelic artist (Dynamite Chicken), born in Berlin, Germany

Psychedelic Artist Peter Max
Psychedelic Artist
Peter Max
  • Sean Garrison, American actor (Up Periscope, Splendor in the Grass), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Carver, wife of English WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, dies

Person of interestErnest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand physicist (Nobel Prize 1908), dies at 66


1937 Highlights

About October 19, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra