Monday 5 July 1937
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brooke Hayward in Los Angeles and Frouwke J Laning-Boersema.
Easy Living, directed by Mitchell Leisen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Wimbledon.
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- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Brooke Hayward in Los Angeles: California, USA; author (Haywire).
- Frouwke J Laning-Boersema: Dutch politician (CDA) 2nd Chamber.
- Nita M Lowey: (Rep-D-New York).
- Brooke Hayward: American model and stage actress who is the daughter of actress Margaret Sullavan.
- Daniel Sawyer: American golfer (Born 1884).
- Chicago Cub Frank Demaree gets 6 hits in 1st game and 2 in 2nd game
- Republican offensive by Brunete in Spain
- 117 degrees F (47 degrees C), Medicine Lake, Montana (state record).
- Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Lugou Bridge (aka Marco Polo Bridge Incident): Japanese forces invade China (often seen as the beginning of World War II in Asia).
- Peel Commission proposes partition of the British Mandate of Palestine into separate Arab and Jewish states.
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