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Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
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1937 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1937
MCMXXXVII

Ab urbe condita 2690
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Bahá'í calendar 93 – 94
Buddhist calendar 2481
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(昭和 12年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2597
(皇紀2597年)
Julian calendar 1982
Korean calendar 4270
Thai solar calendar 2480
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Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

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Howard Hughes

January 19: Howard Hughes sets record.

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  • August 2 – The Marihuana Tax Act Pub. 238, 75th Congress, 50 Stat. 551 (Aug. 2, 1937), is a significant bill on the path that will lead to the criminalization of cannabis. It was introduced to U.S. Congress by Commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, Harry Anslinger. (The Act is now commonly referred to using the modern spelling as the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act.)
  • August 5 – The Soviet Union commences one of the largest campaigns of the Great Purge, to "eliminate anti-Soviet elements." Within the following year, at least 724,000 people are killed on order of the troikas, directed by Joseph Stalin. This was an offensive that targeted social classes (such as the kulaks), ethnic or racial backgrounds which were seen as non-Russian, and Stalin's personal opponents from the Communist Party and their sympathizers.
  • August 6Spanish Civil War: Falangist artillery bombards Madrid.
  • August 8Japan occupies Beijing.
  • August 26Sino-Japanese War: Japanese aircraft attack the car carrying the ambassador of Great Britain during a raid on Shanghai.

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  • Cathie Jung, owner of the smallest waist on a living person (measuring just 15 in.).

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This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1937. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1937 at Familypedia

35 people were born in 1937

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Romas Batūra (1937-)
Susan Antonia Bazley (1937)Anthony Gardner Bazley (1911-1937)Anne Hotham (1913)
Dr. Paul Frank Bedell, Sr. (1937-2015)Paul Lyons BedellMazie Price Bedell
Arthur William Bohmfalk (1937-1979)Arthur William Bohmfalk (1896-1977)Margaret Jacomine (1898-1972)
Janet Brickell (1937-1999)Walter Ratcliffe Brickell (1904-1969)Margaret Heapp Drummond (1902-1992)
Eduardo Brillantes (1937-2006)Francisco Brillantes (1892-1981)Josefina Madrid (1902-1976)
Robert Eugene Canfield (1937-)Albert Hugh Canfield (1910-1990)Alice Marie Henry (1913-1996)
Virginia Anne Stein (1937-2009)Walter Stein (1898-1971)Marie Agnes Straub (1895-1960)
Gheorghe I. Cantacuzino (1937)Ion Filotti-Cantacuzino (1908-1975)Elena Warthiadi (c1918-c1985)
Ruth Ann Casto (1937)William Clayton Casto (1892-?)Mary Gulia Boggs (1894-?)
Silvia (Lila) Dragomir (1937-2013)Gheorghe Dragomir (1907-1998)Sofia Fulger
Lady Jayne Seymour Fonda (1937)Henry Jaynes Fonda (1905-1982)Frances Ford Seymour (1908-1950)
Morgan Freeman (1937)Morgan Porterfield Freeman, Sr. (1900-1961)Mayme Edna Revere (1912-2001)
Patricia A. Griffey (1937-2015)James GriffeyMary Clark
Maureen Neliya Hingert (1937)Leslie Lionel Hingert (1908-)Lorna Mabel de Run (c1910)
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20 children were born to the 16 women born in 1937

172 people died in 1937

 FatherMotherAge at death
Jedediah Grant Adair (1859-1937)George Washington Adair (1818-1897)Miriam Jane Billingsley (1829-1912)78
Sophia Ahrens (1859-1937)Heinrich Ahrens (c1815-1891)Sophia Fischer (c1826-1886)78
Elizabeth Albury (1850-1937)John Albury (1823-1855)Mary Ann Masters (1822-1901)87
Byron Harvey Allred (1870-1937)ฺByron Harvey Allred (1847-1912)Phoebe Irene Cook (1852-1913)67
Johanna Helena Anderson (1861-1937)Elias Andersson (1837-1885)Beata Jakobsdotter Welin (1831-1925)76
Rebecca Frances Ashcroft (1854-1937)Henry Ashcroft (1827-1896)Rebecca Frances Taber (1830-1902)83
Albert Ashley (1894-1937)Delphis Philip Lafrenier (1864-1945)Delena S. Valley (1868-1929)
Elizabeth Avery (1850-1937)James Avery (c1814-1875)Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904)87
John Back (1860-1937)William Back (1822-1901)Susannah Stockwell (1826-1921)77
Mari Anne Bacon (1854-1937)John Bacon (c1817-1866)Ann Maria Powers (c1812-1914)
Hephzibah Baker (1849-1937)Charles Baker (1814-1897)Maria Cramp (1829-1888)88
Mary Maria Baker (1854-1937)Edward Baker (1819-1861)Sarah Lewis (1827-)83
Ruth Baker (1860-1937)William Baker (1822-1907)Julia Ann Scanlin (c1824-1885)77
Sarah Jane Ball (1882-1937)Robert Henry Ball (1853-1919)Eliza Lisa Taunton (1859-1909)55
Albert George Bassingthwaighte (1865-1937)John Bassingthwaighte (1832-1893)Anne Broadhead (1833-1899)72
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7527 people lived in 1937

 FatherMother
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1891-1965)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Macartney Abbott (1877-1960)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Matilda Elizabeth Macartney (c1848-1880)
Thomas Henry Abbott (1870-1954)Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926)
Ethel Louise Abel (1891-1973)Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Frederick Abercrombie (1836-1916)Annie Utting (c1850-)
Pál Abonyi (1907-c1980)
Daisy Ethel Ackerman (1898-1969)Edwin Carlos Ackerman (1847-1917)Mary Priscilla Jane Freel (1854-1934)
Ronald Cecil Ackerman (1919-1971)Raymond Jacob Ackerman (1888-1959)Daisy May Johnson (1887-1964)
Bertrand Blanchard Acosta (1895-1954)Miguel Acosta (bef1895)Martha Blanche Reilly (bef1895)
Jedediah Grant Adair (1859-1937)George Washington Adair (1818-1897)Miriam Jane Billingsley (1829-1912)
Leila Adair (1897-1989)Jedediah Grant Adair (1859-1937)Florence Ellen Fowler (1860-1946)
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Events of the year 1937 at FamilypediaEdit

71 people were married in 1937.

 Joined with
Rulon Clark Allred (1906-1977)
Homer Edward Ambrose (1900-1977)Flora Ethel Wood (1906-2003)+Dorothy Dora Teer (1908-1978)+Flora Ethel Wood (1906-2003)
Donald Henry Bauer (1900-1962)Lila Flanagan (1906-) +Laurel Glazier (1907-1999)
William Burke Belknap (1885-1965)Helen Clark Strong (c1885-) + Edith Mary Clarke (c1885-)
William Henry Bennett (1897-1984)Winifred Green
Jacobus Frederik Theodorus Bergman (1913-1982)Cornelia Helena Vlietman (1911-2003)+Cornelia Hendriks (1923-2006)
Harold James Bray (1905-?)Dorothy Aileen Hodgson (c1915-2010)
Kathleen Doris Bunker (1906-1977)Donald Allan Elijah Bowra (1911-2002)
Catherine Shannon Carey (1896-1969)Gordon Augustus Lara Cramp (1894-1935)+Benjamin Walter Bright (bef1937-)
Dirk Cruijff (1910-1981)Margaretha Maria Elisabeth Pols (1914-1991)
Mary Magdalena Cuzzolina (1916-2004)Robert Lincoln White (1917)
Arthur Hugh Davies (1904-1976)Alma Florence Marks (1905-1998)
Raymond D Denning (1911-1996)Helen Lucille Jones (1916-1996)
Pearl Diamond (1911-1993)Edgar John Quinnell (1901-1965)
Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton (1903-1973)Elizabeth Ivy Percy (1916-2008)
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There were 0 military battles in 1937.


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