May 1937

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The following events occurred in May 1937:

May 1, 1937 (Saturday)

May 2, 1937 (Sunday)

  • Austrian police raided the headquarters of the Nazi Party in Vienna, finding evidence of collaboration between German and Austrian Nazis, as well as propaganda hostile to the Austrian government.[3]
  • Born: Gisela Elsner, writer, in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1992); Lorenzo Music, actor, television producer and musician, in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)

May 3, 1937 (Monday)

May 4, 1937 (Tuesday)

May 5, 1937 (Wednesday)

May 6, 1937 (Thursday)

May 7, 1937 (Friday)

May 8, 1937 (Saturday)

May 9, 1937 (Sunday)

  • 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)

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

May 11, 1937 (Tuesday)

May 12, 1937 (Wednesday)

May 13, 1937 (Thursday)

May 14, 1937 (Friday)

May 15, 1937 (Saturday)

May 16, 1937 (Sunday)

May 17, 1937 (Monday)

May 18, 1937 (Tuesday)

May 19, 1937 (Wednesday)

May 20, 1937 (Thursday)

May 21, 1937 (Friday)

May 22, 1937 (Saturday)

  • 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)

May 24, 1937 (Monday)

May 25, 1937 (Tuesday)

May 26, 1937 (Wednesday)

May 27, 1937 (Thursday)

  • 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)

May 29, 1937 (Saturday)

May 30, 1937 (Sunday)

May 31, 1937 (Monday)

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