January 1937 calendar

January 1937
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

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

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1937?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1937 Count Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to captain
  • 03 Jan 1937 The first science fiction convention is held in Leeds, England.
  • 05 Jan 1937 Fingleton and Donald Bradman make record stand of 346 for 6th wicket.
  • 06 Jan 1937 Bradman scores 270 Aust vs. England at the MCG, incl 110 singles
  • 08 Jan 1937 -50 degrees F (-45.6 degrees C), San Jacinto, Nevada (state record low).
  • 09 Jan 1937 Italian regime bans marriages between Italians and Abyssinians.
  • 11 Jan 1937 The first issue of ''Look'' magazine goes on sale in the United States.
  • 12 Jan 1937 Plow for laying submarine cable patented.
  • 19 Jan 1937 Millionaire Howard Hughes sets transcontinental air record (7:28:25).
  • 20 Jan 1937 -45 degrees F (-43 degrees C), Boca, California (state record low).
  • 23 Jan 1937 In Moscow, 17 leading Communists go on trial accused of participating in a plot led by Leon Trotsky to overthrow Joseph Stalin's regime and assassinate its leaders.
  • 25 Jan 1937 1st broadcast of Guiding Light on NBC radio
  • 26 Jan 1937 The U.S. state of Michigan celebrates its Centennial Anniversary of statehood.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Confession

Confession

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Kay Francis, Basil Rathbone, Ian Hunter, Jane Bryan

The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy

Country: United States of America

Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon

Directed by: Frank Capra

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

Country: United States of America

Stage Door

Stage Door

Directed by: Gregory La Cava

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gail Patrick

Country: United States of America

Pépé le Moko

Pépé le Moko

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Jean Gabin, Gabriel Gabrio, Saturnin Fabre, Fernand Charpin

Country: United States of America