On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1937

Historical Events

  • Dutch Minister Carl Romme says unemployment is 25% "quarter of Romme"

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Switzer, American football coach (Oklahoma), born in Crossett, Arkansas
  • Eli Jacobs, American financier and baseball owner (Baltimore Orioles), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Famous Weddings

  • Two-time Oscar winner actor Anthony Quinn (22) weds actress Katherine de Mille (26)
1937 Highlights

About October 5, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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