1937

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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 1  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.

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Events

January

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January 19: Howard Hughes sets record.
January 20: Franklin D. Roosevelt is sworn in as US President for his second term. FDR 1944 Color Portrait.jpg
January 20: Franklin D. Roosevelt is sworn in as US President for his second term.

February

March

April

May

May 6: The Hindenburg disaster occurs. Hindenburg burning.jpg
May 6: The Hindenburg disaster occurs.
May 27: The Golden Gate Bridge opens. Golden Gate Bridge 0002.jpg
May 27: The Golden Gate Bridge opens.

June

July

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

August

September

September 17: Lincoln's head is dedicated at Mount Rushmore. Dean Franklin - 06.04.03 Mount Rushmore Monument (by-sa)-3 new.jpg
September 17: Lincoln's head is dedicated at Mount Rushmore.

October

November

December

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December 21: Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is released, the world's first full-length 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.

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Births

Births
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January

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Shirley Bassey
Vanessa Redgrave Vanessa Redgrave Cannes 2016.jpg
Vanessa Redgrave
Suzanne Pleshette Suzanne Pleshette - 1969.jpg
Suzanne Pleshette

February

Rupiah Banda Rupiah Banda.jpg
Rupiah Banda
Harald V of Norway H.M. Kong Harald taler (10308347696)- edit.jpg
Harald V of Norway
Nancy Wilson Nancy Wilson (1968).jpg
Nancy Wilson

March

Olusegun Obasanjo Olusegun Obasanjo 2014.jpg
Olusegun Obasanjo
Benny Paret Benny "the kid" Paret in fighting pose before his death.jpeg
Benny Paret
Warren Beatty Warren Beatty.jpg
Warren Beatty

April

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Colin Powell
Billy Dee Williams Billy Dee Williams 2016.jpg
Billy Dee Williams
Joseph Estrada JosephEstradajf1486.JPG
Joseph Estrada

May

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George Carlin
Yvonne Craig Yvonne Craig Batgirl.JPG
Yvonne Craig
Mengistu Haile Mariam Mengistu Haile Mariam 3.jpg
Mengistu Haile Mariam

June

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Morgan Freeman
Simeon II Simeon II of Bulgaria.jpg
Simeon II
Martti Ahtisaari Martti Ahtisaari, tidigare president Finland och mottagare av Nobels fredrspris (2).jpg
Martti Ahtisaari

July

Queen Sonja of Norway Queen Sonja of Norway.jpg
Queen Sonja of Norway
Lionel Jospin Lionel Jospin, mai 2014, Rennes, France (cropped).jpg
Lionel Jospin
Ryutaro Hashimoto Ryutaro Hashimoto cropped 1 Ryutaro Hashimoto 19960111.jpg
Ryutaro Hashimoto

August

Manuel Pinto da Costa Manuel Pinto da Costa.jpg
Manuel Pinto da Costa
Dustin Hoffman Dustin Hoffman Cannes 2017.jpg
Dustin Hoffman

September

Francisco Pinto Balsemao Pinto Balsemao.jpg
Francisco Pinto Balsemão
Fernando de la Rua Fernando de la Rua con baston y banda de presidente.jpg
Fernando de la Rúa

October

Jackie Collins Jackie Collins.jpg
Jackie Collins
Bobby Charlton Bobby Charlton.jpg
Bobby Charlton

November

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Ridley Scott

December

Jane Fonda Jane Fonda Cannes 2015.jpg
Jane Fonda
Maumoon Abdul Gayoom Maumoon-Abdul-Gayoom.jpg
Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
Anthony Hopkins AnthonyHopkins10TIFF.jpg
Anthony Hopkins

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Deaths

January

Saint Andre Bessette Saint Andre Bessette.jpg
Saint André Bessette
Saint Peter of Jesus Maldonado Pedro de Jesus Maldonado.jpg
Saint Peter of Jesus Maldonado

February

George Hassell George Hassell in Becky Sharp.jpg
George Hassell

March

Blessed Concepcion Cabrera de Armida Conchita Cabrera de Armida2.jpg
Blessed Concepcion Cabrera de Armida
H. P. Lovecraft H. P. Lovecraft, June 1934.jpg
H. P. Lovecraft
Sultan Abd al-Hafid of Morocco Abdelhafid.jpg
Sultan Abd al-Hafid of Morocco
Lucy Beaumont Lucy Beaumont.jpg
Lucy Beaumont

April

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Noel Rosa
Afonso Costa Afonso Costa - Marco, 1921.png
Afonso Costa

May

John D. Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller 1885.jpg
John D. Rockefeller
Lizardo Garcia Lizardo Garcia Sorrroza.jpg
Lizardo García
Jean Harlow Jean Harlow 1937.jpg
Jean Harlow

June

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Robert Laird Borden
Gaston Doumergue Gaston Doumergue.jpg
Gaston Doumergue
J. M. Barrie James Matthew Barrie00.jpg
J. M. Barrie

July

George Gershwin George Gershwin 1937.jpg
George Gershwin
Guglielmo Marconi Guglielmo Marconi.jpg
Guglielmo Marconi
Reverend Nazzareno Formosa Nazzareno Formosa.jpg
Reverend Nazzareno Formosa
Varnava, Serbian Patriarch BASA 1318K-1-5896 Serbian patriarch Varnava-Belgrade,14Dec1932.jpg
Varnava, Serbian Patriarch

August

Saint Alexander Hotovitzky Alexander Hotovitsky.jpg
Saint Alexander Hotovitzky
Pierre de Coubertin Pierre de Coubertin Anefo2.jpg
Pierre de Coubertin

September

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Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk
Bessie Smith Bessie Smith (1936) by Carl Van Vechten.jpg
Bessie Smith
Ray Ewry Ray Ewry 1908b.jpg
Ray Ewry

October

Prince Kuni Taka Kuni Taka.jpg
Prince Kuni Taka
Metropolitan Peter of Krutitsy PeterPol.jpg
Metropolitan Peter of Krutitsy
Ernest Rutherford Ernest Rutherford LOC.jpg
Ernest Rutherford

November

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Ramsay MacDonald
Metropolitan Joseph (Petrovykh) JosephPetrovikh.jpg
Metropolitan Joseph (Petrovykh)
Saint Aleksandr Glagolev Professor Alexandr Glagolev.jpg
Saint Aleksandr Glagolev
Peljidiin Genden Genden.jpg
Peljidiin Genden

December

Prosper Poullet Prosper poullet.jpg
Prosper Poullet
Dimitrie Calugareanu Calugareanu.jpg
Dimitrie Călugăreanu
Maurice Ravel Maurice Ravel 1925.jpg
Maurice Ravel

Nobel Prizes

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  4. Pub. 238, 75th Congress, 50 Stat. 551 (subsequently, commonly referred to using the modern spelling as the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937)
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