May 1937

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The following events occurred in May 1937:

May 1, 1937 (Saturday)[edit]

May 2, 1937 (Sunday)[edit]

May 3, 1937 (Monday)[edit]

May 4, 1937 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 5, 1937 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 6, 1937 (Thursday)[edit]

May 7, 1937 (Friday)[edit]

May 8, 1937 (Saturday)[edit]

May 9, 1937 (Sunday)[edit]

  • 5,000 women and children began to evacuate Bilbao.[14]
  • More than 50 were injured in Toulouse when a riot broke out between political factions. The rioting began when rightists paraded to an equestrian statue of Joan of Arc shouting "France for the French", referring to the allegation that the Popular Front government of Prime Minister Léon Blum took orders from Moscow.[15]

May 10, 1937 (Monday)[edit]

  • Frozen food came to Britain when frozen asparagus went on sale for the first time.[16]

May 11, 1937 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 12, 1937 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 13, 1937 (Thursday)[edit]

May 14, 1937 (Friday)[edit]

May 15, 1937 (Saturday)[edit]

May 16, 1937 (Sunday)[edit]

May 17, 1937 (Monday)[edit]

May 18, 1937 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 19, 1937 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 20, 1937 (Thursday)[edit]

May 21, 1937 (Friday)[edit]

May 22, 1937 (Saturday)[edit]

  • The Soviet Union claimed the North Pole as its territory.[16]
  • Soviet military leader Mikhail Tukhachevsky was arrested and charged with conspiring against the government and spying for Nazi Germany.[37]

May 23, 1937 (Sunday)[edit]

May 24, 1937 (Monday)[edit]

May 25, 1937 (Tuesday)[edit]

May 26, 1937 (Wednesday)[edit]

May 27, 1937 (Thursday)[edit]

  • The Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco.
  • The Gestapo ordered 200 German Catholic newspapers to shut down for publishing articles critical of Nazi institutions.[41]

May 28, 1937 (Friday)[edit]

May 29, 1937 (Saturday)[edit]

May 30, 1937 (Sunday)[edit]

May 31, 1937 (Monday)[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c Cortada, James W., ed. (1982). Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. pp. 507–508. ISBN 0-313-22054-9. 
  3. ^ Eubank, Keith (2004). The Origins of World War II, Third Edition. Harlan Davidson, Inc. p. 87. ISBN 978-1-118-81875-6. 
  4. ^ Taylor, Edmond (May 5, 1937). "Edward Gives Wally a Ring". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  5. ^ Simkin, John (2014). "Spanish Civil War: Chronology". Spartacus Educational. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Calls a Truce Labor's Finest Gift to Empire". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. May 5, 1937. p. 1. 
  7. ^ Nicholas, Dean. "The Hindenburg Disaster and the End of the Airship Era". History Today. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Herb Morrison – Hindenburg Disaster, 1937". Archives.gov. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  9. ^ Schultz, Sigrid (May 8, 1937). "Rush New German Airliner". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  10. ^ Tucker, Spencer C. (2010). A Global Chronology of Conflict: From the Ancient World to the Modern Middle East. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, LLC. p. 1872. ISBN 978-1-85109-672-5. 
  11. ^ "British Hoots at Italian Valor Roil Mussolini". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 9, 1937. p. 1. 
  12. ^ "War Admiral Wins Kentucky Derby". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 9, 1937. p. 1. 
  13. ^ "Season in Review: 1936–37". Widnes RLFC. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f g Mercer, Derrik, ed. (1989). Chronicle of the 20th Century. London: Chronicle Communications Ltd. p. 482. ISBN 978-0-582-03919-3. 
  15. ^ "50 Hurt in Riots at French Fete to Joan of Arc". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 19, 1937. p. 3. 
  16. ^ a b c d e f "1937". MusicAndHistory. Archived from the original on August 29, 2012. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Colines Vow Allegiance to New Monarch". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. May 11, 1937. pp. 1, 3. 
  18. ^ "Blast Damages British Warship Off Spain; 8 Die". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 14, 1937. p. 6. 
  19. ^ "Jews Attacked, Shops Wrecked in Polish Riots". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 15, 1937. p. 8. 
  20. ^ Chani, Samuel H. (2000). "A Town with four names: Recollections of life in Poland prior to World War II". JewishGen. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  21. ^ "Porto Rico Sterilization Bill Signed by Governor". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 15, 1937. p. 2. 
  22. ^ "30 Die, 50 Hurt as Rebel Planes Bomb Valencia". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 16, 1937. p. 6. 
  23. ^ "Two on Staff Wounded in Valencia Raid". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. May 16, 1937. p. 1. 
  24. ^ "Tageseinträge für 15. Mai 1937". chroniknet. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  25. ^ Kowal, Barry (November 26, 2014). "Your Hit Parade (USA) Weekly Single Charts From 1937". Hits of All Decades. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  26. ^ "Spanish Crisis Grows as Reds Block Cabinet". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 17, 1937. p. 2. 
  27. ^ Dutt, Sujay (August 16, 2012). "Sweden's farewell to the Råsunda". UEFA. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  28. ^ "Edward Sets June 3 For Wedding to Wally". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. May 18, 1937. p. 1. 
  29. ^ Darrah, David (May 19, 1937). "Have No Faith in League, Baldwin Advises Britain". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 2. 
  30. ^ a b Schultz, Sigrid (May 20, 1937). "Nazis Angered by Mundelein's Blow at Hitler". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 11. 
  31. ^ "Tageseinträge für 19. Mai 1937". chroniknet. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  32. ^ Forrester, Wade (May 19, 2014). "May 19, 1937: The Battle at Sportsman's Park". On This Day in Cardinal Nation. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  33. ^ Brewer, Sam (May 21, 1937). "New 'Sailor King' Reviews Might of British Fleet". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 3. 
  34. ^ "Joy of Six: Broadcasting under the influence". The Guardian. June 16, 2009. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  35. ^ "Cuxhaven in Black for Hindenburg Dead". The Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. May 22, 1937. p. 1. 
  36. ^ "Tageseinträge für 21. Mai 1937". chroniknet. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  37. ^ a b Rosefielde, Steven (2010). Red Holocaust. Routledge. p. 266. ISBN 978-1-135-19518-2. 
  38. ^ "Memories of Southampton's Spanish children will be saved". University of Southampton. January 7, 2009. Archived from the original on November 20, 2015. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  39. ^ Jaffe, Chris (May 25, 2012). "75th anniversary: Mickey Cochrane gets beaned". Hardball Times. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  40. ^ "Join Fascists or Quit Italy, Duce to Jews". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 26, 1937. p. 1. 
  41. ^ "Nazis Order 200 Catholic Papers to Cease Issue". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 28, 1937. p. 11. 
  42. ^ Darrah, David (May 29, 1937). "King Forbids Wally Title of 'Your Highness'". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 1. 
  43. ^ "Ciudad de Barcelona - 30th May 1937". Ciudad de Barcelona 1937. Retrieved September 9, 2015. 
  44. ^ "Tageseinträge für 31. Mai 1937". chroniknet. Retrieved September 9, 2015.