On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Emma Tennant, English writer (Pemberley: Or, Pride and Prejudice Continued), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Juan Marichal, Dominican Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (10 × MLB All-Star; NL wins leader 1968; MLB ERA leader 1969; no-hitter 1963; SF Giants), born in Laguna Verde, Dominican Republic
  • Wanda Jackson, Maud Oklahoma, country singer (Let's Have a Party)
1937 Highlights

About October 20, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra