Saturday 17 April 1937
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eduard N Stepanov and Brian Sedgemore.
A Star Is Born, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching For the Children.
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1937 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Eduard N Stepanov: Russian Cosmonaut.
- Brian Sedgemore: British Member of Parliament.
- Terry Dicks: British Member of Parliament.
- Daffy Duck: debuts in Warner Bros' short Porky's Duck Hunt.
- Ferdinand Piech: Austrian-German automotive engineer and executive.
- Claude Vidal: France sport Champion
- Ronald Hamowy: Canadian historian and academic (d. 2012)
- Ferdinand Piëch: Austrian-German engineer and businessman
- Yi Sang: Korean poet (Born 1910).
- Cartoon characters Daffy Duck, Elmer J Fudd and Petunia Pig debut.
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