1937

Millennium:2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1937 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1937
MCMXXXVII
Ab urbe condita2690
Armenian calendar1386
ԹՎ ՌՅՁԶ
Assyrian calendar6687
Bahá'í calendar93–94
Balinese saka calendar1858–1859
Bengali calendar1344
Berber calendar2887
British Regnal yearGeo. 6 – 2 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2481
Burmese calendar1299
Byzantine calendar7445–7446
Chinese calendar丙子(Fire Rat)
4633 or 4573
    — to —
丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
4634 or 4574
Coptic calendar1653–1654
Discordian calendar3103
Ethiopian calendar1929–1930
Hebrew calendar5697–5698
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1993–1994
 - Shaka Samvat1858–1859
 - Kali Yuga5037–5038
Holocene calendar11937
Igbo calendar937–938
Iranian calendar1315–1316
Islamic calendar1355–1356
Japanese calendarShōwa 12
(昭和12年)
Javanese calendar1867–1868
Juche calendar26
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4270
Minguo calendarROC 26
民國26年
Nanakshahi calendar469
Thai solar calendar2479–2480
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 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.

February

March

April

May

June

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.

October

November

December

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.

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.
  • The Allen Organ Company, the builder of Church Organs, home Organs and Theatre Organs is founded in Macungie, Pennsylvania.
Other Languages
Afrikaans: 1937
Alemannisch: 1937
አማርኛ: 1937 እ.ኤ.አ.
Аҧсшәа: 1937
العربية: 1937
aragonés: 1937
arpetan: 1937
asturianu: 1937
Avañe'ẽ: 1937
авар: 1937
Aymar aru: 1937
azərbaycanca: 1937
বাংলা: ১৯৩৭
Bân-lâm-gú: 1937 nî
Basa Banyumasan: 1937
башҡортса: 1937 йыл
беларуская: 1937
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: 1937
भोजपुरी: 1937
Bikol Central: 1937
български: 1937
Boarisch: 1937
bosanski: 1937.
brezhoneg: 1937
català: 1937
Чӑвашла: 1937
Cebuano: 1937
čeština: 1937
Cymraeg: 1937
dansk: 1937
davvisámegiella: 1937
Deutsch: 1937
eesti: 1937
Ελληνικά: 1937
emiliàn e rumagnòl: 1937
эрзянь: 1937 ие
español: 1937
Esperanto: 1937
estremeñu: 1937
euskara: 1937
Fiji Hindi: 1937
føroyskt: 1937
français: 1937
Frysk: 1937
Gaeilge: 1937
Gaelg: 1937
Gagauz: 1937
Gàidhlig: 1937
galego: 1937
贛語: 1937年
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: 1937-ngièn
хальмг: 1937 җил
한국어: 1937년
Հայերեն: 1937
हिन्दी: १९३७
hornjoserbsce: 1937
hrvatski: 1937.
Ido: 1937
Ilokano: 1937
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: মারি ১৯৩৭
Bahasa Indonesia: 1937
interlingua: 1937
Ирон: 1937-æм аз
íslenska: 1937
italiano: 1937
עברית: 1937
Basa Jawa: 1937
ಕನ್ನಡ: ೧೯೩೭
Kapampangan: 1937
къарачай-малкъар: 1937 джыл
ქართული: 1937
kaszëbsczi: 1937
қазақша: 1937 жыл
kernowek: 1937
Kiswahili: 1937
коми: 1937 во
Kreyòl ayisyen: 1937 (almanak gregoryen)
kurdî: 1937
Кыргызча: 1937
кырык мары: 1937 и
лезги: 1937 йис
Latina: 1937
latviešu: 1937. gads
Lëtzebuergesch: 1937
lietuvių: 1937 m.
Ligure: 1937
Limburgs: 1937
lingála: 1937
Livvinkarjala: 1937
la .lojban.: 1937moi
lumbaart: 1937
magyar: 1937
मैथिली: १९३७
македонски: 1937
Malagasy: 1937
മലയാളം: 1937
Māori: 1937
मराठी: इ.स. १९३७
მარგალური: 1937
مصرى: 1937
Bahasa Melayu: 1937
Baso Minangkabau: 1937
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: 1937 nièng
монгол: 1937 он
မြန်မာဘာသာ: ၁၉၃၇
Nāhuatl: 1937
Dorerin Naoero: 1937
Nederlands: 1937
नेपाली: सन् १९३७
नेपाल भाषा: ई सं १९३७
日本語: 1937年
Napulitano: 1937
нохчийн: 1937 шо
Nordfriisk: 1937
norsk: 1937
norsk nynorsk: 1937
Nouormand: 1937
Novial: 1937
occitan: 1937
олык марий: 1937
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ୧୯୩୭
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: 1937
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: 1937
पालि: १९३७
پنجابی: 1937
Papiamentu: 1937
Tok Pisin: 1937
Plattdüütsch: 1937
polski: 1937
português: 1937
qırımtatarca: 1937
reo tahiti: 1937
Ripoarisch: Joohr 1937
română: 1937
Runa Simi: 1937
русиньскый: 1937
русский: 1937 год
саха тыла: 1937
sardu: 1937
Scots: 1937
Seeltersk: 1937
Sesotho sa Leboa: 1937
shqip: 1937
sicilianu: 1937
සිංහල: 1937
Simple English: 1937
سنڌي: 1937ع
slovenčina: 1937
slovenščina: 1937
Soomaaliga: 1937
کوردی: ١٩٣٧
српски / srpski: 1937
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: 1937
Basa Sunda: 1937
suomi: 1937
svenska: 1937
Tagalog: 1937
தமிழ்: 1937
татарча/tatarça: 1937 ел
తెలుగు: 1937
tetun: 1937
ไทย: พ.ศ. 2480
тоҷикӣ: Соли 1937
Türkçe: 1937
Türkmençe: 1937
удмурт: 1937 ар
українська: 1937
اردو: 1937ء
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: 1937
vèneto: 1937
Tiếng Việt: 1937
Volapük: 1937
Võro: 1937
walon: 1937
West-Vlams: 1937
Winaray: 1937
ייִדיש: 1937
Yorùbá: 1937
粵語: 1937年
Zazaki: 1937
Zeêuws: 1937
žemaitėška: 1937
中文: 1937年