Saturday 2 January 1937
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Davis (director) and Marianne McDonald.
Fire Over England, directed by William K. Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Re-View.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1937 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Peter Davis (director)
- Marianne McDonald: Classicist / philanthropist.
- Peter Davis: American documentary maker, noted for powerful productions.
- Martin Lauer: German athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
- David Bailey: English photographer and painter.
- Ross Alexander: Actor (Captain Blood, Boulder Dam), dies at 29.
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