On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1937

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Franklin D. Roosevelt bans US ships from trading arms with China or Japan

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Renzo Piano, Italian architect (Whitney Museum of American Art), born in Genoa, Italy

Famous Deaths


Person of interestTomáš Garrigue Masaryk

Tomáš Masaryk, Czech philosopher and 1st President of Czechoslovakia (1918-35), dies at 87

Father of Czechoslovakia Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
Father of Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk

1937 Highlights

About September 14, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo