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June 1937

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

But much more happened on June 1937: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1937?


  • 01 Jun 1937 Prince Konoye becomes Japanese Premier
  • 03 Jun 1937 Duke of Windsor (Edward 8) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France
  • 05 Jun 1937 69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6
  • 06 Jun 1937 Phillies trailing 8-2 to St. Louis, forfeit game
  • 08 Jun 1937 World's largest flower blooms in New York Botonical Garden, 12-inch calla lily.
  • 11 Jun 1937 Great Purge: The Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin executes eight army leaders.
  • 12 Jun 1937 41st US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills, Michigan
  • 13 Jun 1937 Stalin executes Rus officers Tuchachevski, Jakir, Putna and Uberevitch
  • 14 Jun 1937 Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day officially as a state holiday.
  • 15 Jun 1937 A German expedition led by Karl Wien loses sixteen members in an avalanche on Nanga Parbat. It is the worst single disaster to occur on an 8000m peak.
  • 19 Jun 1937 Franco-troops conquer Bilbao Basques
  • 21 Jun 1937 The coalition government of Léon Blum resigns in France.
  • 22 Jun 1937 Joe Louis knocks out James Braddock for the heavyweight boxing crown.
  • 28 Jun 1937 Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) established in the United States, superseding the Emergency Conservation Work program.
  • 29 Jun 1937 Joseph-Armand Bombardier of Canada receives patent for sprocket and track traction system used in snow vehicles.
  • 30 Jun 1937 The world's first emergency telephone number, 999, is introduced in London.


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