On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (Ta Tragoudia Mas) and well known leftist and critic of the Greek military junta, born in Alexandria, Kingdom of Egypt (d. 1982)
  • Tadeáš Salva, Slovak composer, born in Lúčky, Slovakia (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Damrosch, German-born American author and music teacher (founded New York Musical Institute of Musical Art, later Julliard), dies at 88
1937 Highlights

About October 22, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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