On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1937

Historical Events

  • Date celebrated as the first International Hobbit Day and the birthdays of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins
  • Forest fire kills 14 and injures 50 in Cody, Wyoming
  • Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jalal Zolfonun, Iranian composer (Gol-e Sadbarg), setar (Persian lute) player, and teacher was born in Abadeh, Iran (d. 2012)
1937 Highlights

About September 22, 1937

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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