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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1937.
The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1937: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1937?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1937 Aden becomes a British crown colony.
  • 04 Apr 1937 4th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 283.
  • 09 Apr 1937 The Kamikaze arrives at Croydon Airport in London : it is the first Japanese-built aircraft to fly to Europe.
  • 12 Apr 1937 ''NLRB v. Jones amp Laughlin Steel'': The Supreme Court of the United States rules that the National Labor Relations Act is constitutional.
  • 17 Apr 1937 Cartoon characters Daffy Duck, Elmer J Fudd and Petunia Pig debut.
  • 19 Apr 1937 41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20.
  • 20 Apr 1937 A fire in an elementary school in Kilingi-Nõmme, Estonia, kills seventeen students and injures fifty.
  • 22 Apr 1937 New York City college students stage fourth annual peace strike.
  • 26 Apr 1937 Spanish Civil War: Guernica (or Gernika in Basque), Spain is bombed by German Luftwaffe.
  • 27 Apr 1937 1st US social security payment made
  • 28 Apr 1937 1st animated cartoon electric sign displayed (NYC)
  • 30 Apr 1937 General Douglas MacArthur marries Jean Faircloth

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Movies

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Way Out West

Way Out West

Release year: 1937

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Sharon Lynn, James Finlayson

Country: United States of America

Shall We Dance

Shall We Dance

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore

Country: United States of America

Night Must Fall

Night Must Fall

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Merle Tottenham, Kathleen Harrison, May Whitty, Rosalind Russell

Country: United States of America

Gunsmoke Ranch

Gunsmoke Ranch

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Kenneth Harlan

Nobody's Baby

Nobody's Baby

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Gus Meins

Starring: Patsy Kelly, Lyda Roberti, Lynne Overman, Robert Armstrong