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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1937?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1937 4th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 6, Green Bay 0 (84,560)
  • 02 Sep 1937 US Housing Authority created by National Housing Act
  • 04 Sep 1937 Doris Kopsky becomes first NABA woman cycling champion (4:22.4).
  • 06 Sep 1937 Spanish Civil War: The start of the Battle of El Mazuco.
  • 07 Sep 1937 CBS broadcasts a two-and-a-half hour memorial concert nationwide on radio in memory of George Gershwin, live from the Hollywood Bowl. Many celebrities appear, including Oscar Levant, Fred Astaire, Otto Klemperer, Lily Pons, and members of the original cast of ''Porgy and Bess''. The concert is recorded and released complete years later in what is excellent sound for its time, on CD. The Los Angeles Philharmonic is the featured orchestra.
  • 08 Sep 1937 Pan Arab conference about Palestine opens
  • 10 Sep 1937 2nd American Football League plays 1st game (LA 21, Pittsburgh 0)
  • 11 Sep 1937 51st US Womens Tennis: Anita Lizana beats Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (64 62)
  • 15 Sep 1937 WPA extends L-Taraval streetcar to SF Zoo (at Sloat Blvd)
  • 17 Sep 1937 The head of Abraham Lincoln on Mount Rushmore is dedicated in Black Hills, South Dakota.
  • 19 Sep 1937 Swiss professional ice hockey club HC Ambrì-Piotta founded.
  • 21 Sep 1937 J R R Tolkien, publishes Hobbit
  • 22 Sep 1937 Forest fire kills 14 and injures 50 in Cody Wyoming.
  • 23 Sep 1937 Yankees lose 9-5 but clinch pennant when Red Sox beat Detroit
  • 25 Sep 1937 Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Pingxingguan: The Communist Chinese National Revolutionary Army defeats the Japanese.
  • 26 Sep 1937 Street and Smith Publications launches a half-hour radio program, ''The Shadow'', with Orson Welles in the title role.
  • 27 Sep 1937 1st Santa Claus Training School opens (Albion NY)
  • 28 Sep 1937 FDR dedicates Bonneville Dam on Columbia River (Oregon)
  • 29 Sep 1937 Frans Slaats bicycles world record time (45,563 km)
  • 30 Sep 1937 6th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Southport and Ainsdale, England

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Movies

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Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Sunrise

Sunrise

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

Country: United States of America

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States of America

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America