December 1937

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The following events occurred in December 1937:

December 1, 1937 (Wednesday)

December 2, 1937 (Thursday)

December 3, 1937 (Friday)

December 4, 1937 (Saturday)

  • The children's comic book The Dandy was first published in the United Kingdom, marking the first appearance of the character of Desperate Dan.
  • The political drama film First Lady starring Kay Francis was released.

December 5, 1937 (Sunday)

December 6, 1937 (Monday)

December 7, 1937 (Tuesday)

December 8, 1937 (Wednesday)

December 9, 1937 (Thursday)

December 10, 1937 (Friday)

December 11, 1937 (Saturday)

December 12, 1937 (Sunday)

December 13, 1937 (Monday)

December 14, 1937 (Tuesday)

December 15, 1937 (Wednesday)

December 16, 1937 (Thursday)

December 17, 1937 (Friday)

December 18, 1937 (Saturday)

  • The Romanian pro-Fascist newspaper Țara Noastră ordered its readers to use every means to prevent Jews from voting in Monday's election. Jews were warned to stay away from the polls as their presence might provoke "reflex movements."[29]
  • Died: Robert Worth Bingham, 66, American politician, judge, newspaper publisher and diplomat

December 19, 1937 (Sunday)

  • Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Saito made a radio address to the American people saying that the Panay attack was a "shocking blunder" and that Japan would be "only too anxious" to make amends.[30]

December 20, 1937 (Monday)

December 21, 1937 (Tuesday)

December 22, 1937 (Wednesday)

December 23, 1937 (Thursday)

December 24, 1937 (Friday)

December 25, 1937 (Saturday)

December 26, 1937 (Sunday)

December 27, 1937 (Monday)

December 28, 1937 (Tuesday)

December 29, 1937 (Wednesday)

December 30, 1937 (Thursday)

December 31, 1937 (Friday)

  • Octavian Goga addressed the Romanian people in a radio broadcast in which he outlined a series of antisemitic measures he intended to introduce against the country's Jews, whom he accused of having "exploited" Romania after entering "illegally" after the war.[41]
  • Born: Avram Hershko, Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate, in Karcag; Sir Anthony Hopkins, actor, in Port Talbot, Wales

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