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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1937?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1937 US Steel raises workers' wages to $5 a day.
  • 02 Mar 1937 Mexico nationalizes oil.
  • 03 Mar 1937 Australia snatches cricket series against England 3-2 after being 2-0 down.
  • 07 Mar 1937 Bucharin, Jagoda and Rykov pushed out of CPSU in the USSR
  • 08 Mar 1937 Spanish Civil War: The Battle of Guadalajara begins.
  • 10 Mar 1937 The Encyclical ''Mit brennender Sorge'' of Pope Pius XI is published in Nazi Germany.
  • 14 Mar 1937 Battle of the Century: Fred Allen and Jack Benny meet on radio
  • 15 Mar 1937 1st blood bank forms (Chicago IL)
  • 16 Mar 1937 All but one senior fouls out of a scrimmage game between seniors and sophomores, but he holds on to win the game 35-32
  • 17 Mar 1937 The Atherton Report (private investigator Edwin Atherton's report detailing vice and police corruption in San Francisco) is released.
  • 18 Mar 1937 Gas explosion in school in New London, Texas, USA; 296 die.
  • 19 Mar 1937 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Divini redemptoris against communism
  • 21 Mar 1937 Ponce Massacre: 18 people and a 7-year-old girl in Ponce, Puerto Rico, are gunned down by a police squad acting under orders of US-appointed Governor, Blanton C. Winship.
  • 23 Mar 1937 LA Railway Co starts using PCC streetcars
  • 24 Mar 1937 Bus blew a tire, going out of control, killing 18 (Salem Illinois)
  • 25 Mar 1937 Washington Daily News is first US newspaper with perfumed advertising page.
  • 26 Mar 1937 William H Hastie becomes 1st black federal judge (Virgin Islands)
  • 27 Mar 1937 Feyenoord-stadium official opens in Rotterdam

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Movies

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The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Country: United States of America

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

Scarface

Scarface

Directed by: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson

Starring: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins

Country: United States of America

Withnail & I

Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown

Country: United States of America