On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1937

Historical Events

  • WPA extends L-Taraval streetcar to SF Zoo (at Sloat Blvd)

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando de la RĂșa, 51st President of Argentina
  • Robert Lucas, Jr., American economist, Nobel laureate
  • Tony Yates, American college basketball point guard (National C'ship 1961, 62; Cincinnati Bearcats) and head coach (Cincinnati 1983-89), born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Clifford Heatherley, actress (For Love or Money, Cash), dies at 48
1937 Highlights

About September 15, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo