Friday 26 March 1937
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Lord Chetwode and Barbara Pearl Jones in Chicago.
Quality Street, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937
On TV people were watching Masks Through the Ages.
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Which were the important events of 26 March 1937 ?
- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
- Lord Chetwode: .
- Barbara Pearl Jones in Chicago: Illinois, USA; 4X100 metre relayer (Olympics-gold-1952, 1960).
- Wayne Embry: American athlete, pro basketball player and the first black general manager in major league sports.
- Barbara Jones: American sprinter.
- James Lee: Canadian businessman and politician 26th Premier of Prince Edward Island.
- William H Hastie becomes 1st black federal judge (Virgin Islands)
- Spinach growers of Crystal City, Texas, USA erect statue of Popeye.
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