On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1937

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR dedicates Bonneville Dam on Columbia River (Oregon)

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Berry, professor (morbid anatomist)
  • Edward Applebaum, American classical music composer (The Princess In The Garden), born In Los Angeles, California
  • Rod Roddy, American television announcer (d. 2003)

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? 83 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra