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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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 February 1937: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1937?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1937 Stapleton, Staten Island, New York becomes a customs-free port.
  • 04 Feb 1937 Jim Margie, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, bowls 900 in three (unsanctioned) games.
  • 05 Feb 1937 FDR proposes enlarging Supreme Court, court packing plan failed
  • 06 Feb 1937 K Elizabeth Ohi becomes 1st Japanese-US female lawyer
  • 08 Feb 1937 Spanish Civil War: Falangist troops take Málaga.
  • 10 Feb 1937 Ragnhild Hveger swims world free-style record 400 metre (5:14.2).
  • 11 Feb 1937 44-day sit-down strike at General Motors in Flint, Michigan ends.
  • 12 Feb 1937 Cleveland (now Los Angeles) Rams granted an NFL franchise
  • 13 Feb 1937 Prince Valiant comic strip appears
  • 16 Feb 1937 DuPont Corp patents nylon, developed by employee Wallace H Carothers.
  • 19 Feb 1937 Yekatit 12: During a public ceremony at the Viceregal Palace (the former Imperial residence) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, two Eritrean nationalists attempt to kill viceroy Rodolfo Graziani with a number of grenades. Italian authorities exact vicious reprisals on the population.
  • 20 Feb 1937 First automobile/airplane combination tested, Santa Monica, California.
  • 21 Feb 1937 Initial flight of the first successful flying car, Waldo Waterman's Arrowbile.
  • 24 Feb 1937 First US group hospital-medical cooperative authorized, Washington DC.

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Movies

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Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard

Country: United States of America

Dick Tracy

Dick Tracy

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Alan James, Ray Taylor

Starring: Ralph Byrd, Kay Hughes, Smiley Burnette, Lee Van Atta

The Great O'Malley

The Great O'Malley

Release year: 1937

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Sybil Jason, Ann Sheridan

Elephant Boy

Elephant Boy

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Robert J. Flaherty, Zoltan Korda

Starring: Sabu, W.E. Holloway, Walter Hudd, Allan Jeayes

Paradise Express

Paradise Express

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Grant Withers, Dorothy Appleby, Arthur Hoyt, Maude Eburne