1937
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1937 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1937
MCMXXXVII
Ab urbe condita 2690
Armenian calendar 1386
ԹՎ ՌՅՁԶ
Assyrian calendar 6687
Bahá'í calendar 93 – 94
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 丙子年十一月十九日
(4573/4633-11-19)
— to —
丁丑年十一月廿九日
(4574/4634-11-29)
Coptic calendar 1653 – 1654
Ethiopian calendar 1929 – 1930
Hebrew calendar 5697 – 5698
Hindu calendars
 - Bikram Samwat 1993 – 1994
 - Shaka Samvat 1859 – 1860
 - Kali Yuga 5038 – 5039
Holocene calendar 11937
Iranian calendar 1315 – 1316
Islamic calendar 1355 – 1356
Japanese calendar Shōwa 12
(昭和12年)
Korean calendar 4270
Minguo calendar ROC 26
民國26年
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.

Events

January

January 19: Howard Hughes sets record.

February

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August

  • 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, many of them chosen for shooting by their ethnicity[citation needed].
  • August 6Spanish Civil War: Falangist artillery bombards Madrid.
  • August 8Japan occupies Beijing.
  • August 26 – Sino-Japanese War: Japanese aircraft attack the car carrying the ambassador of Great Britain during a raid on Shanghai.

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

  • The National House Builders Registration Council (now the NHBC) is formed in the United Kingdom.
  • Jimmie Angel lands his plane on top of Devil's Mountain; however, the plane gets damaged and he has to trek through the rainforest for help.
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is published.
  • 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 Vibora Luviminda trades union's sugar plantation strike on Maui island, Hawaii.

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Nobel Prizes

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