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  TIME Person of the Year: Story Archive Since 1927, Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
For 1937 is the first year since he became President of the U.S. that Franklin Roosevelt has not clearly been the dominant figure in U.S. public life: In his one big political battle of the year, over the Supreme Court, he was worsted.
Meantime England has a new King and Queen, but in 1937 it was Mary, the Queen Mother, who discreetly used her immense popularity and prestige to win public sympathy and kindle warmth for her second son and his wife.
In 1937 the world's most populous nation—China—was engaged on land, sea and in the air by the only non-white people who have ever shown aptitude for conquest by machine-age methods—the Japanese.
www.time.com /time/subscriber/personoftheyear/archive/stories/1937.html   (3874 words)

 Greatest Films of 1937
She wants to tell the truth that her diagnosis has been changed and that she is not dying, but is not allowed to.
She then gives up their daughter Laurel (Anne Shirley) to her wealthy father, in a supreme act of self-sacrifice and selflessness, so she will not be in the way of her daughter's happiness or her social and romantic aspirations.
All three girls plot to reconcile, rekindle the romance, and reunite their father Judson (Charles Winninger) with their mother Dorothy (Nella Walker) before he marries a new love, golddigger Donna Lyons (Binnie Barnes) who is assisted by her scheming mother Mrs.
www.filmsite.org /1937.html   (2182 words)

 1937 New York Yankees Roster by Baseball Almanac
It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season.
The 1937 New York Yankees played 154 games during the regular season, won 102 games, lost 52 games, and finished in first position.
They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 101/96) where 998,148 fans witnessed their 1937 Yankees finish the season with a.662 winning percentage.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/roster.php?y=1937&t=NYA   (406 words)

 1937 Detroit Tigers Roster by Baseball Almanac
The 1937 Detroit Tigers team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1937 season.
The 1937 Detroit Tigers played 154 games during the regular season, won 89 games, lost 65 games, and finished in second position.
They played their home games at Navin Field (Park Factors: 102/101) where 1,072,276 fans witnessed their 1937 Tigers finish the season with a.578 winning percentage.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/roster.php?y=1937&t=DET   (411 words)

 Spirit of Speed 1937 for Dreamcast Review - Dreamcast Spirit of Speed 1937 Review
It must be this exact feeling that LJN was striving for with its Dreamcast release of Spirit of Speed 1937.
However, unlike the classic film, Spirit of Speed 1937 is neither inspiring nor endearing.
Thus, Spirit of Speed 1937 lacks key options and imposes ugly constraints on the features it does have.
www.gamespot.com /dreamcast/driving/spiritofspeed1937/review.html   (925 words)

  Modern History Sourcebook: The Nanking Massacre, 1937
Aboard the U.S.S. Oahu at Shanghai, Dec. 17 [1937].
Through wholesale atrocities and vandalism at Nanking the Japanese Army has thrown away a rare opportunity to gain the respect and confidence of the Chinese inhabitants and of foreign opinion there....
In some places the Japanese had to hitch tanks to debris to clear the road.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/nanking.html   (1086 words)

  Jason's virtual collection of National Scout Jamboree Patches and Memorabilia
A reproduction of the 1937 pocket patch made by the BSA to be included in souviner sets sold at the 1973 jamboree.
I believe that this segment was worn at the 1937 national jamboree for those scouts that were on regional staff.
I believe that this segment was worn at the 1937 national jamboree for those scouts that were going to be on staff at the world jamboree that year in the Netherlands.
galileo.phys.virginia.edu /~jgz8g/1937.html   (568 words)

Bartlett, K.A. (1937) The intrduction and colonization in Puerto Rico of beneficial insects.
Dwyer, R.E.P. (1937) The diseases of coconuts in New Guinea.
Perk, A. (1937) Een ijzeren plaat-oven voor copra in Atjeh.
cocos.arecaceae.com /1937.html   (840 words)

 Battle of Shanghai (1937) Encyclopedia Articles @ YYOC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Staunch Chinese resistance at Shanghai was aimed to stall Japanese advance to help the Chinese government move its vital industries to the interior, while at the same time to attempt to bring the Western Powers to China's side for a foreign intervention in the war.
However, the 1937 Battle of Shanghai was a full-scale battle signifying the beginning of an all-out war between the two countries.
To Chinese eyes the Oyama Incident was yet another pretext for Japanese military action, similar to the Marco Polo Bridge Incident of July 1937 and the Mukden Incident of September 1931.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Battle_of_Shanghai_(1937)   (7419 words)

 Timebase Multimedia Chronography(TM) - Timebase 1937
1937 October 5 President Roosevelt, in a major speech in Chicago, warns Americans against continued isolationism, speaking of the need to "quarantine the aggressors." A strong negative response to this call indicates the strength of isolationist sentiment in the U.S. 1937 October 13 Germany guarantees Belgian independence.
1937 November General Kutiepov, chief of the former Nationalist Russian Army in exile, is kidnapped by Communist agents on the streets of Paris, taken to Moscow and executed.
1937 November 1 The Swiss Court of Criminal Appeal quashes the judment of the lower court's verdict on the authenticity of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion in its entirety.
www.humanitas-international.org /showcase/chronography/timebase/1937tbse.htm   (3315 words)

 Paris 1937
A major pioneer who at the very beginning of the twentieth century helped Belgium establish a leading role in the Art Nouveau movement, Van de Velde was intrigued by the theme of the fair, the connection between the arts and techniques of modern life.
While these earlier structures stood relatively tall and vertical, the 1937 pavilion was quite low and horizontal, as opposed to the towering Soviet and German pavilions directly across the Seine River.
The International Exposition of 1937 was a remarkable display of national pavilions, of which the Belgium Pavilion was a vital asset.
www.lib.umd.edu /ARCH/honr219f/1937pari.html   (697 words)

 Timeline 1937
1937 Mar 6, Jose Pena Gomez (d.1998 at 61), advocate for the poor and later mayor of Santo Domingo, was born in Valverde, Dominican Republic, to Haitian immigrants.
1937 Oct-Nov, A 3-man panel, the "Osobaya Troika," signed death sentences that were sent to thousands of gulags across Russia and led to the massacre of 9,000 victims in the Karelia Forest at Medvezhyegorsk.
1937 Herman Phleger, chief council to the State dept. during the Eisenhower administration and a prosecutor of Nazi war criminals at Nuremberg, purchased an estate of 1,300 acres on the SF peninsula between SF watershed lands and San Mateo county’s Huddart Park.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1937.HTML   (7675 words)

 NBC5.com - Health Encyclopedia - West Nile Virus
Researchers believe the virus is spread when a mosquito bites an infected bird and then bites a person.
West Nile virus was first identified in 1937 in the West Nile region of Uganda, in eastern Africa.
It was first identified in the US in the summer of 1999 in the Queens borough of New York, NY.
www.nbc5.com /encyclopedia/6865354/detail.html   (1139 words)

 Radio History: 1937
1937 was quite a year for hearing some performers who would soon become stars, as well as some who had been stars in film or vaudeville and were now on the air.
In 1937, you were among the many who were impressed by the new Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco-- approximately 200,000 people crossed it the first day it opened.
But in 1937, there wasn't much talk yet about TV-- it was another very good year to be a radio fan, and as you read magazines like Radio Guide or Radio Stars, you were glad to be a part of radio's Golden Age...
www.old-time.com /halper/halper37.html   (933 words)

 Washington Redskins (1937-Present)
Among the big disappointments was Portis who scored just 5 Touchdowns, while Gibbs decade away from the sidelines showed as he had trouble adjusting to some new rules including the shorter play clock, as the Redskins often were called for delay of game at crucial times while wasting key timeouts.
1937, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1972, 1983, 1984, 1991, 1999
1937, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1999
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nfl/washington/redskins.html   (7246 words)

 Amazon.com: 1937: Stalin's Year of Terror (1937): Books: Vadim Z. Rogovin,Frederick S. Choate   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is a history of the Soviet Union in the year 1937.
The year 1937 was a year which saw the height of the purges directed against the ruling communist party and army and is of tremendous interest to any historians of Russia and Communism.
Professor Rogovin's work on the climax of Stalin's purges in the year 1937 is extraordinarily interesting and useful.
www.amazon.com /1937-Stalins-Vadim-Z-Rogovin/dp/0929087771   (2525 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1937 American League
"The next pitch (on May 25, 1937) was a fastball that sailed high and inside and it struck him (Mickey Cochrane) on the left side of the head.
On May 26, 1937, Billy Sullivan of Cleveland hit a pinch hit home run during the sixth inning.
On September 19, 1937, Hank Greenberg of the Detroit Tigers became the first player to ever hit a home run into the center field bleachers at Yankees Stadium.
baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1937a.shtml   (910 words)

 1937   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And on 29th May 1937 an operation was mounted from the Los Alczares air base in pursuit of the Nationalist squadron which was operating in the Mediterranean.
In an attempt to relieve the intense pressure of the numerically superior Nationalist air force on the defenders of Bilbao, it was decided to send air reinforcements.
This psychological harassment of the civilian population reached its monstrous zenith on Monday the 26th of April 1937, when the Commander of the Condor Legion and his Staff decided, under pressure from Berlin, to take a giant leap forward in the concept of total war by flattening a target of almost no strategic value.
www.aire.org /gce/english/history/1937.htm   (3441 words)

 Markham Designs : Guadalajara, 1937
Covering the battle north of Madrid, Guadalajara, 1937 will kick off a new series of games that will cover some of the most significant battles of the Spanish Civil War.
While big, measuring 34" by 48", the campaign game can be played in a long afternoon, with the initial 'Nationalist Assault' scenario taking 2 to 3 hours to play.
Currently, Guadalajara, 1937 is available for the prepublication price of $45, plus $3.50 shipping domestically (overseas costs $8 shipping).
markhamdesigns.tripod.com /guad37.html   (4927 words)

 5th World Jamboree, Vogelenzang, The Netherlands, 1937. Home Page
In the summer of 1937, the Scouts of the world gathered together at Vogelenzang, the Netherlands, for the Fifth World Jamboree.
The Netherlands issued a special series of commemorative stamps honoring the 1937 World Jamboree.
The Boy Scouts of America held their 1st National Jamboree in July, 1937 just prior to the 5th World Jamboree at Vogelenzang.
pinetreeweb.com /1937-jamboree.htm   (253 words)

 1937 Cadillac Roadster
This photo was taken in August, 1937 when the car was delivered to the first owner, Philippe Barraud, son of a wealthy Swiss roof tiling manufacturer.
The 1937 V16 roadster by Hartmann, in the mid-sixties.
The 1937 Cadillac V16 roadster with body by Hartmann of Lausanne, Switzerland, was built on one of two chassis that Cadillac allowed to go to independent coach-builders in 1937.
www.webcom.com /reynen/37caddy.html   (379 words)

 Why is Marijuana Illegal?
And on the basis of that lie, on August 2, 1937, marijuana became illegal at the federal level.
By 1937 under my direction, the Bureau launched two important steps First, a legislative plan to seek from Congress a new law that would place marijuana and its distribution directly under federal control.
The History of the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 By David F. Musto, M.D., New Haven, Conn. Originally published in Arch.
blogs.salon.com /0002762/stories/2003/12/22/whyIsMarijuanaIllegal.html   (3698 words)

 Orbit for Hermes Dynamically Linked from 1937 to 2003
Noticing that the orbit was very similar to that of Hermes, last seen during its close approach in 1937, Spahr concluded that the new object was almost certainly Hermes.
Definitive proof of the object's identity was still lacking, however, because an orbit linking the known positions in 1937 to those in 2003 could not be found.
Comparing these predicted 1937 encounters with the one determined directly from the 1937 observations, we were able to identify the most consistent candidate, and then zero in on the precise orbit that best matches the positions in both 1937 and 2003.
neo.jpl.nasa.gov /news/news140.html   (409 words)

Portrait of Glenn as a young man (edit) — in 1937
Jean got her first new bike, and she and some friends are playing in their yard.
Helen and puffy puppy (edit) — in 1937
pine.fm /archive/1937   (212 words)

 1937 American Life
The reason for marijuana being criminalized in 1937 was to prevent people in the hemp industry from becoming wealthy.
In fact, in 1937, Popular Science predicted that hemp would become a billion dollar industry.
With the passing of the Marijuana Tax Act, the industry was suppressed, only to surface during World War II when America's main supply of manila hemp was cut off after Japan occupied the Philippines.
rockhawk.com /1937_american_life.htm   (1742 words)

 In This Year ... 1937
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 2534 titles in the IMDb for 1937.
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from 1937 only.
The A-Z index enables you to browse the titles alphabetically.
us.imdb.com /Sections/Years/1937   (113 words)

 Medicine 1937
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1937
Titles, data and places given above refer to the time of the award.
The article 'The Nobel Prize and the Discovery of Vitamins'
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1937   (69 words)

 RFC 1937 (rfc1937) - "Local/Remote" Forwarding Decision in Switched Data L
RFC 1937 (rfc1937) - "Local/Remote" Forwarding Decision in Switched Data L
RFC 1937 - "Local/Remote" Forwarding Decision in Switched Data Link Subnetworks
Network Working Group Y. Rekhter Request for Comments: 1937 Cisco Systems Category: Informational D. Kandlur T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM Corp. May 1996 "Local/Remote" Forwarding Decision in Switched Data Link Subnetworks Status of this Memo This memo provides information for the Internet community.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1937.html   (2324 words)

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