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1937

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1937 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1937
MCMXXXVII
Ab urbe condita 2690
Armenian calendar 1386
ԹՎ ՌՅՁԶ
Assyrian calendar 6687
Bahá'í calendar 93–94
Balinese saka calendar 1858–1859
Bengali calendar 1344
Berber calendar 2887
British Regnal year Geo. 6 – 2 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2481
Burmese calendar 1299
Byzantine calendar 7445–7446
Chinese calendar 丙子(Fire Rat)
4633 or 4573
    — to —
丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
4634 or 4574
Coptic calendar 1653–1654
Discordian calendar 3103
Ethiopian calendar 1929–1930
Hebrew calendar 5697–5698
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1993–1994
 - Shaka Samvat 1858–1859
 - Kali Yuga 5037–5038
Holocene calendar 11937
Igbo calendar 937–938
Iranian calendar 1315–1316
Islamic calendar 1355–1356
Japanese calendar Shōwa 12
(昭和12年)
Javanese calendar 1867–1868
Juche calendar 26
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4270
Minguo calendar ROC 26
民國26年
Nanakshahi calendar 469
Thai solar calendar 2479–2480
Tibetan calendar 阳火鼠年
(male Fire-Rat)
2063 or 1682 or 910
    — to —
阴火牛年
(female Fire-Ox)
2064 or 1683 or 911

1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1937th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 937th year of the 2nd millennium, the 37th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1930s decade.

Events

January

January 19: Howard Hughes sets record.
January 20: Franklin D. Roosevelt is sworn in as US President for his second term.

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July

July 2: Amelia Earhart disappears from New Guinea.
July 9: The silent film archives of Fox Film Corporation are destroyed by the 1937 Fox vault fire.

August

Jim Lentz born in Decorah, Iowa

September

September 17: Lincoln's head is dedicated at Mount Rushmore.

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December

December 21: Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is released, the first full-length traditional-animated feature film, the first Disney film, and the first film to feature a Disney Princess. The top image shows the Seven Dwarfs singing "Heigh-Ho" while walking on a log. The second top image shows Walt Disney introducing the Seven Dwarfs in the trailer and the bottom images are the trailers.

Date unknown

  • Switzerland begins construction of its Border Line defences.
  • The Vibora Luviminda trades union's sugar plantation strike on Maui island, Hawaii.
  • Italian psychiatrist Amarro Fiamberti is the first to document a transorbital approach to the brain, which becomes the basis for the controversial medical procedure of transorbital lobotomy.
  • Soviet industry produces about four times as much as it had in 1928.

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Date unknown

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

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Metropolitan Peter of Krutitsy

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Nobel Prizes

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References

  1. ^ Journalist George Steer's report to The Times (London) connects Germany with the attack.
  2. ^ League of Nations Mandates – Palestine: Report of the Palestine Royal Commission. July 1937. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  3. ^ Schechtman, Joseph B. (1949). Population Transfers in Asia. New York: Hallsby Press. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  4. ^ Pub. 238, 75th Congress, 50 Stat. 551. Subsequently, commonly referred to using the modern spelling as the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937.
  5. ^ Loadstar. "The Balinese Tiger". 

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