Thursday December 09, 1937
US date format: 12/9/1937, UK date format: 9/12/1937
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 9, 1937). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Neville Chamberlain (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Bertrice Small and Mary Hahn.
La Habanera, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Intimate Cabaret.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 09, 1937?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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- Second Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Nanjing : Japanese troops under the command of Lt. Gen. Asaka Yasuhiko launch an assault on the Chinese city of Nanjing.
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