1937 Trivia Questions And Answers
Who becomes President of Nicaragua?
A: Anastasio Somoza García.
The first issue of what magazine goes on sale?
A: Look magazine.
Howard Hughes establishes a record by flying from Los
Angeles to New York City in how long?
A: 7 hours, 28 minutes and 25 seconds.
Who is sworn in as President of the United States for a
second term by Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes?
A: Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Michigan celebrates its centennial anniversary as a what?
A: U.S. state.
The Soviet Union executes 31 people for alleged what?
President Roosevelt proposes a plan to enlarge the what?
A: The Supreme Court of the United States.
A sit-down strike ends when General Motors recognizes what?
A: The United Automobile Workers Union.
Wallace H. Carothers receives a
patent for what?
Who is elected president of Argentina?
A: Roberto Ortiz.
The first issue of "what" is published?
A: Detective Comics.
Twenty-seven issues later, Detective Comics introduces what
The magazine goes on to become the longest what?
A: Continually published comic book in American history.
The first successful "what" makes its initial flight?
A: Waldo Waterman's Aerobile, a flying car.
In Crystal City, Texas,
spinach growers erect a statue of
what cartoon character?
Who becomes the first African American appointed to a
federal judgeship in the United States?
A: William H. Hastie.
Frank Whittle ground-tests the world's first what?
A: Jet engine designed to power an aircraft.
The Supreme Court of the United States rules what?
A: That the National Labor Relations Act is constitutional.
What animated short, directed by Tex Avery for the Looney
Tunes series, featuring the debut of Daffy Duck, is released in the United
A: Porky's Duck Hunt.
What happens to the German airship Hindenburg when mooring
to a mast in Lakehurst, New Jersey?
A: It bursts into flame.
The coronation of whom takes place at Westminster Abbey,
A: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
A Soviet station becomes the first scientific research
settlement to what?
A: Operate on the drift ice of the Arctic Ocean.
Who becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
A: Neville Chamberlain.
In Germany Volkswagen Group is founded, to build a what?
A: "people's car".
A new town is set to be created to house whom?
A: The thousands of workers who will be involved in the production of the car.
The Chicago Police Department shoot and kill ten unarmed
demonstrators in Chicago in what is known as the what?
A: The Memorial Day massacre.
Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappear after
taking off from where?
A: New Guinea during Earhart's attempt to become the first woman to fly around the world.
What canned precooked meat product is introduced by the
Japanese forces invade what country?
A: China (often seen as the beginning of World War II in Asia).
Peel Commission proposes partition of the British Mandate
of Palestine into what?
A: Separate Arab and Jewish states.
What does American popular composer George Gershwin die of?
A: A brain tumor, at the age of 38.
The United States Senate votes down President Franklin D.
Roosevelt's proposal to do what?
A: Add more justices to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Japan occupies what city?
Japanese aircraft attack the car carrying whom during a
raid on Shanghai?
A: The ambassador of Great Britain.
Whose head is dedicated at
A: Abraham Lincoln's.
What Ernest Hemingway novel is first published?
A: To Have and Have Not.
Italy withdraws from what?
A: The League of Nations.
Japanese bombers sink what American gunboat?
A: USS Panay.
What Walt Disney feature-length traditionally animated film
premieres in selected theaters?
A: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.