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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.

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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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Seventh Heaven

Seventh Heaven

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Simone Simon, James Stewart, Jean Hersholt, Gregory Ratoff

Personal Property

Personal Property

Release year: 1937

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Jean Harlow, Robert Taylor, Reginald Owen, Una O'Connor

Swing High, Swing Low

Swing High, Swing Low

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Charles Butterworth, Jean Dixon

Country: United States of America

The High Command

The High Command

Release year: 1937

Directed by: Thorold Dickinson

Starring: Lionel Atwill, Lucie Mannheim, Steven Geray, James Mason

Quality Street

Quality Street

Release year: 1937

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Franchot Tone, Eric Blore, Fay Bainter

Country: United States of America