April 1937

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The following events occurred in April 1937:

April 1, 1937 (Thursday)

April 2, 1937 (Friday)

April 3, 1937 (Saturday)

April 4, 1937 (Sunday)

April 5, 1937 (Monday)

  • The first postage stamps bearing the face of Adolf Hitler went on sale in Germany to commemorate the Führer's 48th birthday.[4][5]
  • The French liner Normandie crossed the Atlantic Ocean in record time, with an average speed of 30.98 knots.[6]
  • Born: Colin Powell, U.S. Army general and statesman, in New York City

April 6, 1937 (Tuesday)

April 7, 1937 (Wednesday)

April 8, 1937 (Thursday)

April 9, 1937 (Friday)

April 10, 1937 (Saturday)

April 11, 1937 (Sunday)

  • The British cabinet held a rare Sunday meeting in which it decided to afford the fullest protection to British shipping outside the three-mile limit in northern Spanish waters. This was understood to include authorizing the Royal Navy to open fire on any Spanish vessels interfering with British cargo ships.[11]
  • The Junkers Ju 89 prototype had its first flight, although it never entered production.

April 12, 1937 (Monday)

April 13, 1937 (Tuesday)

April 14, 1937 (Wednesday)

April 15, 1937 (Thursday)

April 16, 1937 (Friday)

April 17, 1937 (Saturday)

April 18, 1937 (Sunday)

April 19, 1937 (Monday)

April 20, 1937 (Tuesday)

April 21, 1937 (Wednesday)

  • The Remington Rand strike ended when union members approved a settlement allowing them to return to their jobs.
  • Died: Saima Harmaja, 23, Finnish poet and writer (tuberculosis)

April 22, 1937 (Thursday)

April 23, 1937 (Friday)

April 24, 1937 (Saturday)

April 25, 1937 (Sunday)

  • The Soviet Union announced the completion of all goals of the five-year plan nine months to a year ahead of schedule. The announcement came despite numerous articles in the state-controlled press stating that many branches of the plan were lagging behind.[28]
  • Died: Michał Drzymała, 79, Polish folk hero

April 26, 1937 (Monday)

April 27, 1937 (Tuesday)

April 28, 1937 (Wednesday)

April 29, 1937 (Thursday)

April 30, 1937 (Friday)

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  27. "Hungarian Nazi Chief Sentenced to Prison Term". Chicago Daily Tribune. April 24, 1937. p. 9.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  28. "Russia Reports 2d Five Year Plan Fulfilled". Chicago Daily Tribune. April 26, 1937. p. 23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  30. "Irish Fascists to Quit Their 'Crusade' in Spain". Chicago Daily Tribune. April 30, 1937. p. 4.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>