What Happened on September 17, 1937

Historical Events

  • 1st NFL game in Washington, D.C.; Redskins beat NY Giants 13-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Albertine Sarrazin, French author (L'astragale, La Cavale), born in Algiers, Algeria (d. 1967)
  • Orlando Cepeda, Puerto Rican Baseball HOF first baseman (11 × MLB All-Star; World Series & NL MVP 1967 St. Louis Cardinals; NL Rookie of the Year 1958 SF Giants; Atlanta Braves), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
Born in 1937

Famous Weddings

John Kenneth Galbraith

Economist John Kenneth Galbraith (29) weds author Catherine Atwater (24) at the Reformed Church of North Hempstead in New York

1937 Highlights

About September 17, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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