What Happened on September 28, 1937

Historical Events

Event of Interest

FDR dedicates Bonneville Dam on Columbia River (Oregon)

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Berry, British professor of morbid anatomy
  • Edward Applebaum, American jazz pianist and contemporary classical music composer (The Princess In The Garden), born In Los Angeles, California (d. 2020)
  • Rod Roddy, American television announcer (d. 2003)
Born in 1937

Famous Divorces

  • Martha Raye (21) divorces Hamilton "Bud" Westmore (19) on the basis of extreme cruelty
1937 Highlights

About September 28, 1937

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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