July 5, 1937 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 117°F (47°C), Medicine Lake, Montana (state record)
  • Chicago Cub Frank Demaree gets 6 hits in 1st game & 2 in 2nd game
  • Republican offensive by Brunete in Spain
  • Spam, the luncheon meat is first introduced into the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation

Birthdays in History

  • Brooke Hayward, author (Haywire), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Frouwke J. Laning-Boersema, Dutch politician (CDA) 2nd Chamber
  • Nita M Lowey, (Rep-D-New York)

Deaths in History

  • Chester Greenwood, American inventor (invented earmuffs at 15), dies at 78