On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestPeter Max

Peter Max, American psychadelic 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