What Happened on October 5, 1937

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Abi Ofarim [Abraham Reichstadt], Israeli dancer, folk and pop singer, guitarist, and record producer (Ester & Abi - "Cinderella Rockerfella"), born in Safed, British Palestine (now Israel) (d. 2018)
  • Barry Switzer, American football coach (Oklahoma), born in Crossett, Arkansas
  • Eli Jacobs, American financier and baseball owner (Baltimore Orioles), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Born in 1937

Famous Weddings

Anthony Quinn

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? 85 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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