On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 2nd American Football League plays 1st game (LA 21, Pittsburgh 0)
  • Cleveland (Los Angeles) Rams plays their 1st NFL game, lose 28-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Alun Pask, Welsh rugby union flanker (26 caps; British Lions 8 caps; Abertillery), born in Blackwood, Monmouthshire (d. 1995)
  • Jared Diamond, American biologist and author
  • Paul Martin Palombo, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Sergei Tretyakov, Russian constructivist writer, playwright and special correspondent for Pravda, executed by Stalinist regime at 47