Saturday 8 May 1937
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Carlos Gaviria Diaz and Michael Simmons.
Captains Courageous, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
while Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sports Review.
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1937 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Carlos Gaviria Diaz: Colombian politician.
- Michael Simmons: Air Marshal (British Ministry of Defense).
- Dennis DeConcini American politician (Senator-Democrat-Arizona: 1977-).
- Dennis DeConcini: American politician and businessman, a Democratic U.S.
- Bernard Cleary: Canadian journalist academic and politician.
- Mike Cuellar: Cuban-American baseball player (d. 2010)
- Carlos Díaz: Colombian lawyer and politician (d. 2015)
- Thomas Pynchon: American sailor and author
- 63rd Kentucky Derby: Charley Kurtsinger on War Admiral wins in 2:03.2.
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