What Happened on October 19, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Marilyn Bell, Canadian open water swimmer (first to swim across Lake Ontario), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nicholas Palmer, television writer/producer

Peter MaxPeter Max (85 years old)

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

  • Sean Garrison, American actor (Up Periscope, Splendor in the Grass), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1937

Famous Deaths

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

Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford (1871-1937)

New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics (Nobel 1908), dies of intestinal paralysis at 66

1937 Highlights

About October 19, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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