What happened this day in history January 23, 1937

What are the important events that happened on January 23, 1937? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 23, 1937: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 23, 1937 is the 23rd day of the year 1937 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 342 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 10, 1937 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘icositrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $7,598.75. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 23, 1937 Historical Events

  • 1937
    In Moscow, 17 leading Communists go on trial accused of participating in a plot led by Leon Trotsky to overthrow Joseph Stalin’s regime and assassinate its leaders.

Who died on January 23, 1937?

  • 1937
    Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (b. 1876)

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