On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Gavitt, American basketball coach, formed Basketball's Big East Conference (1979), born in Westerly, Rhode Island (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Józef Dowbór-Muśnicki, Polish general, serving with the Imperial Russian and then Polish armies, dies at 70
1937 Highlights

About October 26, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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