What Happened on September 4, 1937

Historical Events

  • 15 year old cyclist Doris Kopsky becomes 1st Amateur Bicycle League of America woman's national champion in 4:22.4 in Buffalo, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Dawn Fraser, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 100m freestyle 1956, 60, 64), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mikk Mikiver, Estonian actor and director, born in Tallinn, Estonia (d. 2006)
Born in 1937

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Salviucci, Italian composer, dies at 29
1937 Highlights

About September 4, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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