On This Day

Historical Events in October 1937

  • Oct 1 Pullman Co formally recognizes Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters

Historic Event

Oct 2 FDR visits Grand Coulee Dam construction site in Washington State

  • Oct 5 Dutch Minister Carl Romme says unemployment is 25% "quarter of Romme"
  • Oct 7 Johan Wagenaar's "Feestmars" premieres in Amsterdam
  • Oct 10 Baseball World Series: in second consecutive all-New York WS, Yankees again beat Giants, 4-2 at the Polo Grounds for a 4-1 series victory
  • Oct 13 A recorded trace of snow in Central Park, NYC

Historic Publication

Oct 15 Ernest Hemingway's novel "To Have & Have Not" published

  • Oct 15 Rather than accept any trade offers, the Yanks release Tony Lazzeri
  • Oct 25 Belgian government of Zealand falls due to black money

Sports History

Oct 25 Casey Stengel signs to manage Boston Bees

  • Oct 31 Spanish government moves from Valencia to Barcelona