On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1937

Historical Events

  • Ryder Cup Golf, Southport & Ainsdale GC: US wins 8-4; first time the host team loses the competition

Famous Birthdays

  • Jurek Becker, Polish-born German writer (Jacob the Liar), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1997)
  • Valentin Silvestrov, Ukranian pianist and contemporary classical composer (Melodies of Instances; Quiet Songs), born in Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, USSR (now Ukraine)
1937 Highlights

About September 30, 1937

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 84 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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