Thursday 22 July 1937
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Price and Sam Stith.
It Pays to Advertise!, directed by Anders Henrikson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching The Mizzen Cross Trees.
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- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- John Price: English cricketer.
- Sam Stith: American athlete a pro basketball player, he was drafted to the NBA in 1960 and played for one season, 1961-62.
- Chuck Jackson: American singer-songwriter (The Del-Vikings).
- Yasuhiro Kojima: Japanese-American wrestler and manager (d. 1999).
- Vasant Ranjane: Indian cricketer (d. 2011).
- Irish Premier Eamon de Valera wins elections
- Senate rejects FDR proposal to enlarge Supreme Court
- US Senate rejects President Franklin Roosevelt proposal to enlarge Supreme Court.
- New Deal: the United States Senate votes down President Franklin D. Roosevelt's proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court of the United States.
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