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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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12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Country: United States of America

Forbidden Games

Forbidden Games

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

High Noon

High Noon

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America