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1932 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1932
MCMXXXII

Ab urbe condita 2685
Armenian calendar 1381
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Bahá'í calendar 88 – 89
Buddhist calendar 2476
Coptic calendar 1648 – 1649
Ethiopian calendar 1924 – 1925
Hebrew calendar 5692 5693
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 - Vikram Samvat 1987 – 1988
 - Shaka Samvat 1854 – 1855
 - Kali Yuga 5033 – 5034
Holocene calendar 11932
Iranian calendar 1310 – 1311
Islamic calendar 1350 – 1351
Japanese calendar Shōwa

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(昭和 7年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2592
(皇紀2592年)
Julian calendar 1977
Korean calendar 4265
Thai solar calendar 2475
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Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar.

Timeline[]

January[]

  • January 1 – The United States Post Office Department issues a set of 12 stamps commemorating the 200th anniversary of George Washington's birth.
  • January 3 – The British arrest and intern Mohandas Gandhi and Vallabhbhai Patel.
  • January 7 – The Stimson Doctrine is proclaimed, in response to the Japanese invasion of Manchuria.
  • January 8 – In Britain the Archbishop of Canterbury forbids church remarriage of divorced persons.
  • January 12Hattie W. Caraway becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate.
  • January 14Maurice Ravel's Concerto in G debuts with piano soloist Marguerite Long and Ravel conducting the Lamoureux Orchestra.
  • January 15 – About 6 million are unemployed in Germany.
  • January 22 – The 1932 Salvadoran peasant uprising begins, it is suppressed by the government of Maximiliano Hernández Martínez
  • January 24 – Marshal Pietro Badoglio declares the end of Libyan resistance.
  • January 26 – The British submarine M2 sinks with all 60 hands.
  • January 28 – Conflict between Japan and China in the Battle of Shanghai.
  • January 29 – The minority government of Karl Buresch in Austria ends the governmental crisis.
  • January 30Brave New World, a novel by Aldous Huxley, is first published.
  • January 31 – Japanese warships arrive in Nanking.

February[]

  • February 2
    • A general disarmament convention begins in Geneva.
    • The League of Nations again recommends negotiations between the Republic of China and Japan.
    • The Reconstruction Finance Corporation begins operations in Washington, D.C.
  • February 4
    • The 1932 Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, New York.
    • Japan occupies Harbin, China.
  • February 11Pope Pius XI meets Benito Mussolini in Vatican City.
  • February 15Clara, Lu & Em, generally regarded as the first daytime network soap opera, debuts in its morning time slot over the Blue Network of NBC Radio, having originally been a late evening program.
  • February 18 – Japan declares Manzhouguo (Japanese name for Manchuria) formally independent from China.
  • February 22 – The first Purple Heart was awarded.
  • February 25Adolf Hitler obtains German citizenship by naturalization, opening the opportunity for him to run in the 1932 election for Reichspräsident.
  • February 27 – The Mäntsälä Rebellion occurs in Finland.

March[]

  • March 1
    • Charles Lindbergh, Jr., the infant son of Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Charles Lindbergh, is kidnapped from the family home near Hopewell, New Jersey.
    • Japan proclaims Manchuria an independent state and installs Puyi as puppet emperor.
  • March 2 – The Mäntsälä Rebellion ends in failure; Finnish democracy prevails. The Lapua Movement is condemned by conservative Finnish President Pehr Evind Svinhufvud in a radio speech.
  • March 7 – Four people are killed when police fire upon 3,000 unemployed autoworkers marching outside the Ford River Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan.
  • March 9Éamon de Valera is elected President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State. It is the first change of government in the Irish Free State since its foundation 10 years previously.
  • March 14George Eastman, founder of Kodak, commits suicide.
  • March 18 – Peace negotiations between China and Japan begin.
  • March 19 – The Sydney Harbour Bridge opens.
  • March 20 – The Graf Zeppelin begins a regular route to South America.
  • March 21– A series of deadly tornadoes in the south kills more than 220 people in Alabama, 34 people in Georgia, and 17 in Tennessee during a two-day period.
  • March 25Tarzan the Ape Man opens, with Olympic gold medal swimmer Johnny Weissmuller in the title role (Weismuller will star in a total of 12 Tarzan films).

April[]

  • April
    • 10,000 disgruntled Newfoundlanders march on their legislature to show discontent with their current political situation; this is a flash point in the demise of the Dominion of Newfoundland.
    • Kreuger & Toll, the company of the "Match King" Ivar Kreuger, collapses.
  • April 5 – Prohibition is lifted in Finland at 10 in the morning (local time), resulting in a new mnemonic "543210".
  • April 6
    • U.S. president Herbert Hoover supports armament limitations.
    • The trial against fraudulent art dealer Otto Wacker begins in Berlin.
  • April 10Paul von Hindenburg is elected president of Germany.
  • April 14John Cockcroft and Ernest Walton focus a proton beam on lithium and split its nucleus.
  • April 17Haile Selassie announces an anti-slavery law in Abyssinia.
  • April 19 – German art dealer Otto Wacker is sentenced to 19 months in prison for selling fraudulent paintings he attributed to Vincent van Gogh.
  • April 25 – Two of the companions of Islam's Last Prophet Muhammad are moved from their graves upon informing of water in the graves in the dream of King Faisal of Iraq in Salmaan Paak, Iraq. Their names are Hazrat Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman and Hazrat Jabir ibn Abd-Allah.

May[]

  • May 2 – Comedian Jack Benny's radio show airs for the first time.
  • May 6Paul Gorguloff shoots French president Paul Doumer in Paris; Doumer dies the next day.
  • May 10Albert Lebrun becomes the new president of France.
  • May 12 – Ten weeks after his abduction, the infant son of Charles Lindbergh is found dead just a few miles from the Lindberghs' home.
  • May 13 – The Premier of New South Wales, Jack Lang, is dismissed by the State Governor, Sir Phillip Game.
  • May 15 – Japanese troops leave Shanghai; the May 15 Incident, the assassination of Japanese prime minister Tsuyoshi Inukai, occurs.
  • May 16 – Massive riots between Hindus and Muslims in Bombay leave thousands dead and injured.
  • May 20May 21Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
  • May 20Federación Obrera de la Industria de la Carne initiates a major strike in the Argentinian meat-packing industry.
  • May 26 – Judgment in Donoghue v Stevenson handed down in the House of Lords, creating the neighbour principle in English law.
  • May 29 – The first of approximately 15,000 World War I veterans arrive in Washington, D.C. demanding the immediate payment of their military bonus, becoming known as the Bonus Army.
  • May 30 – German chancellor Heinrich Brüning resigns. President Hindenburg asks Franz von Papen to form a new government.

June[]

  • June – The Chaco War begins between Bolivia and Paraguay.
  • June 4 – A military coup occurs in Chile.
  • June 6 – The Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first gas tax in the United States at 1 cent per US gallon (0.26 ¢/L) sold.
  • June 14 – Bans against the SS and SA are overturned in Germany.
  • June 20 – The Benelux customs union is negotiated.
  • June 24 – After a relatively bloodless military rebellion, Siam becomes a constitutional monarchy.
  • June 29 – The comedy serial Vic and Sade debuts on NBC Radio.

July[]

  • July 5Antonio de Oliveira Salazar becomes the fascist prime minister of Portugal (for the next 36 years).
  • July 7 – The French submarine Prométhée sinks off Cherbourg; 66 are killed.
  • July 8 – The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its lowest level of the Great Depression, bottoming out at 41.22.
  • July 9 – The Constitutionalist Revolution starts in Brazil, with the uprising of the state of São Paulo.
  • July 12
    • Norway annexes northern Greenland.
    • Hedley Verity establishes a new first-class cricket record by taking all ten wickets for only ten runs against Nottinghamshire on a pitch affected by a storm.
  • July 17Altona Bloody Sunday: In Altona, Germany, armed communists attack a National Socialist demonstration; 18 are killed. Many other political street fights follow.
  • July 28 – U.S. President Herbert Hoover orders the U.S. Army to forcibly evict the Bonus Army of World War I veterans gathered in Washington, D.C.. Troops disperse the last of the Bonus Army the next day.
  • July 30
    • The 1932 Summer Olympics open in Los Angeles.
    • Walt Disney's Flowers and Trees, the first animated cartoon to be presented in full Technicolor, premieres in Los Angeles, California. It releases in theaters, along with Eugene O'Neill's experimental play Strange Interlude (starring Norma Shearer and Clark Gable), and will go on to win the first Academy Award for Best Animated Short.

August[]

  • August – A farmers' revolt begins in the Midwestern United States.
  • August 1 – The second International Polar Year, an international scientific collaboration, begins.
  • August 2 – The first positron is discovered by Carl D. Anderson.
  • August 6 – The first Venice Film Festival is held.
  • August 6 – In Germany the first worldwide Autobahn opened by Konrad Adenauer: Bundesautobahn 555.
  • August 7 – Raymond Edward Welch becomes the first one legged man to scale the 6,288 ft. Mount Washington, NH.
  • August 10 – A 5.1 kg chondrite-type meteorite breaks fragments and strikes earth near the town of Archie in Cass County, Missouri.
  • August 18Auguste Piccard reaches an altitude of 16,197 m (53,140 ft) with a hot air balloon.
  • August 1819Scottish aviator Jim Mollison becomes the first pilot to make an East-to-West solo transatlantic flight, from Portmarnock, Dublin, Ireland to Pennfield, New Brunswick, Canada, in his de Havilland Puss Moth biplane The Heart's Content.[1]
  • August 23 – The Panama Civil Aviation Authority is established.
  • August 30Hermann Göring is elected as chairman of the German Senate.
  • August 31 – A total solar eclipse is visible from northern Canada through northeastern Vermont, New Hampshire, southwestern Maine, and the Capes of Massachusetts.

September[]

  • September 9Generalitat of Catalonia is restored within the Second Spanish Republic from September 25 until the collapse of the Republic in 1939.
  • September 10 – The IND Eighth Avenue Line, at this time the world's longest subway line (31 miles (50 km)), begins operation in Manhattan.[2]
  • September 11 – Canadian operations end on the International Railway (New York – Ontario).
  • September 20Mohandas K. Gandhi begins a hunger strike in Poona prison, India.
  • September 23 – The Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd is proclaimed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, concluding the country's unification under the rule of Ibn Saud.

October[]

  • October 1Babe Ruth makes his famous called shot in the fifth inning of game 3 of the 1932 World Series.
  • October 3Iraq becomes an independent kingdom under Faisal.
  • October 13– Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes lays the cornerstone for a new U.S. Supreme Court building.
  • October 15
    • Tata Airlines (later to become Air India) makes its first flight.
    • The Michigan Marching Band (then called the Varsity band) debuts Script Ohio at the Michigan versus Ohio State game in Columbus.
  • October 19Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden marries Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
  • October 23Fred Allen's radio comedy show debuts on CBS.
  • October 25 21-year old Michael D'Oyly Carte, grandson of theatrical impresario and hotelier Richard D'Oyly Carte, is killed in a car crash in Switzerland

November[]

The Cipher Bureau breaks the German Enigma cipher and overcomes the ever-growing structural and operating complexities of the evolving Enigma with plugboard, the main German cipher device during World War II.

  • November 1 – The San Francisco Opera House opens.
  • November 7Buck Rogers in the 25th Century debuts on American radio. It is the first science fiction program on radio.
  • November 8U.S. presidential election, 1932: Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt defeats Republican President Herbert Hoover in a landslide victory.
  • November 9
    • Riots between conservative and socialist supporters in Switzerland leave 13 dead, 60 injured.
    • A hurricane and huge waves kill about 2,500 in Santa Cruz del Sur in the worst natural disaster in Cuban history.
  • November 16New York City's Palace Theatre fully converts to a cinema, which is considered the final death knell of vaudeville as a popular entertainment in the United States.
  • November 19 – The second wife of Joseph Stalin is found dead in her home.
  • November 21 – German president Hindenburg begins negotiations with Adolf Hitler about the formation of a new government.
  • November 24 – In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.
  • November 30 – The Polish Cipher Bureau breaks the German Enigma cipher.

December[]

  • December 3 – Hindenburg names Kurt von Schleicher as German chancellor.
  • December 12 – Japan and the Soviet Union reform their diplomatic connections.
  • December 19BBC World Service begins broadcasting as the BBC Empire Service.
  • December 24 – A methane gas explosion causes the Moweaqua Coal Mine Disaster which claims 54 lives.
  • December 25 – An earthquake in the Kansu Province in China kills 70,000.
  • December 27Radio City Music Hall opens in New York City.

Date unknown[]

  • The heath hen becomes extinct.
  • Female suffrage is granted in Brazil.
  • Mars Bar is sold for the first time.
  • Zippo lighters are developed.
  • Zero-length springs are invented, revolutionizing seismometers and gravimeters.
  • The Kennedy-Thorndike experiment shows that measured time as well as length are affected by motion, in accordance with the theory of special relativity.
  • James Chadwick discovers the neutron.
  • Geneticist J. B. S. Haldane publishes The Causes of Evolution and thereby unifies the findings of Mendelian genetics with those of evolutionary science.
  • Walter B. Pitkin publishes Life Begins at Forty.
  • The Republican Citizens Committee Against National Prohibition is established for the repeal of prohibition in the U.S.
  • Prontosil, the first oral antibiotic, is discovered by Gerhard Domagk, but no publication occurs until 1935.
  • Yezd Atash Behram becomes established in Yazd, Iran.
  • Unemployment in the USA – ca. 33% – 14 million. A similar level of unemployment now affects Germany. Many people in depressed countries are now not receiving unemployment benefit due to governments not being able to afford benefit payments.[3]

Births[]

January[]

  • January 1Tzaims Luksus, American artist and fashion designer
  • January 3Dabney Coleman, American actor
  • January 5
    • Johnny Adams, American singer (d. 1998)
    • Umberto Eco, Italian scholar and author
  • January 6Stuart A. Rice, American chemist
  • January 13Joseph Cardinal Zen, Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong
  • January 16Dian Fossey, American zoologist (d. 1985)
  • January 17Sheree North, American actress and singer (d. 2005)
  • January 18Robert Anton Wilson, American author (d. 2007)
  • January 22Piper Laurie, American actress
  • January 25Nikolay Anikin, Soviet cross-country skier (d. 2009)
  • January 26Coxsone Dodd, Jamaican record producer (d. 2004)
  • January 29
    • Tommy Taylor, English footballer (d. 1958)
    • George Allen, English footballer
  • January 30
    • Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (d. 2007)
    • Kazuo Inamori, Japanese businessman

February[]

  • February 1John Nott, British polictian
  • February 3Peggy Ann Garner, American actress (d. 1984)
  • February 6François Truffaut, French film director (d. 1984)
  • February 7Gay Talese, American author
  • February 8
    • Jean Saunders née Jean Innes, English writer
    • John Williams, American composer and conductor
  • February 9Gerhard Richter, German painter
  • February 11
    • Jerome Lowenthal, American pianist
    • Dennis Skinner, British politician
  • February 12Julian Lincoln Simon, American economist and author (d. 1998)
  • February 14Alexander Kluge, German author and film director
  • February 16
    • Harry Goz, American actor (d. 2003)
    • Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, former President of Sierra Leone
    • Gretchen Wyler, American actress and founder of the Genesis Awards for animal protection (d. 2007)
  • February 18Miloš Forman, Czech film director
  • February 20Adrian Cristobal, Filipino writer (d. 2007)
  • February 22
  • February 23Majel Barrett, American actress (Star Trek) (d. 2008)
  • February 24Michel Legrand, French composer
  • February 25Faron Young, American country singer (d. 1996)
  • February 26Johnny Cash, American country singer (I Walk The Line) (d. 2003)
  • February 27Elizabeth Taylor, English-born actress (Cleopatra) (d. 2011)
  • February 28Don Francks, Canadian actor

March[]

  • March – Dennis O'Neill, young victim of manslaughter by fosterparents (d. 1945)
  • March 4
    • Ryszard Kapuściński, Polish journalist (d. 2007)
    • Miriam Makeba, South African singer (d. 2008)
    • Ed Roth, American car designer (d. 2001)
    • Frank Wells, American entertainment businessman (d. 1994)
  • March 6Bronisław Geremek, Polish social historian and politician (d. 2008)
  • March 7Momoko Kōchi, Japanese actress (d. 1998)
  • March 12Andrew Young, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
  • March 16Don Blasingame, Major League Baseball player and Japanese baseball manager (d. 2005)
  • March 17Donald N. Langenberg, American physicist
  • March 18John Updike, American author (d. 2009)
  • March 21Walter Gilbert, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • March 30Ted Morgan, French-born author, biographer, and journalist

April[]

  • April 1
    • Gordon Jump, American television actor (WKRP in Cincinnati) (d. 2003)
    • Debbie Reynolds, American actress
  • April 2Michael Vernon, Australian consumer activist (d.1993)
  • April 4
    • Anthony Perkins, American actor (Psycho) (d. 1992)
    • Andrei Tarkovsky, Russian film director (d. 1986)
  • April 8 – Sultan Iskandar of Johor, also the 8th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia (d. 2010)
  • April 9
    • Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (d. 2006)
    • Carl Perkins, American musician (d. 1998)
  • April 10Omar Sharif, Egyptian actor
  • April 11Joel Grey, American actor (Cabaret)
  • April 12
    • Lakshman Kadirgamar, Sri Lankan politician (assassinated) (d. 2005)
    • Tiny Tim, American musician (Tiptoe Through the Tulips) (d. 1996)
  • April 21Elaine May, American movie director
  • April 23Halston, American fashion designer (d. 1990)
  • April 25William Roache, British actor (Coronation Street)
  • April 26Michael Smith, English-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2000)
  • April 27
    • Casey Kasem, American disc jockey and voice actor (America's Top Forty)
    • Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)
  • April 28Brownie Ledbetter, American civil rights activist (d. 2010)

May[]

  • May 7
    • Jordi Bonet, Canadian artist (d. 1979)
    • Jenny Joseph, English poet
  • May 8
    • Phyllida Law, Scottish actress
    • Sonny Liston, American boxer (d. 1970)
  • May 9Geraldine McEwan, English actress
  • May 17Chris Ballingall, American baseball player
  • May 19Alma Cogan, English singer (d. 1966)
  • May 25
    • Roger Bowen, American actor (d. 1996)
    • John Gregory Dunne, American writer (d. 2003)
    • K.C. Jones, American basketball player and coach

June[]

  • June 4
    • John Drew Barrymore, American actor (d. 2004)
    • Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand writer (d. 2004)
  • June 9Jack Imel, American singer
  • June 12Rona Jaffe, American novelist (d. 2005)
  • June 13Rainer Kurt Sachs, German-American physicist and biologist
  • June 15Mario Cuomo, American politician
  • June 18
    • Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
    • Geoffrey Hill, English poet
  • June 19José Sanchis Grau, Spanish comic writer (d. 2011)
  • June 21OC Smith American musician (d. 2001)
  • June 22
    • Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, princess of Iran, Queen Consort of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (d. 2001)
    • Prunella Scales, English actress
  • June 25Peter Blake, English artist
  • June 27Anna Moffo, American soprano (d. 2006)
  • June 28Pat Morita, Asian-American actor (The Karate Kid) (d. 2005)
  • June 29Brian Hutton, Baron Hutton, British Law Lord

July[]

  • July 2
    • Waldemar Matuska, Czech singer (d. 2009)
    • Dave Thomas, American fast-food entrepreneur (Wendy's) (d. 2002)
  • July 4Otis Young, African-American actor (d. 2001)
  • July 7Eileen Lemass, Irish politician
  • July 9Donald Rumsfeld, former U.S. Secretary of Defense
  • July 12Otis Davis, American runner
  • July 16
    • Tim Asch, Anthropologist, photographer and ethnographic filmmaker (d. 1994)
    • Max McGee, American football player (d. 2007)
  • July 17Yukio Aoshima, Japanese politician and comedian (d. 2006)
  • July 20Nam June Paik, Korean-born American artist (d. 2006)
  • July 21Ernie Warlick, American football player
  • July 29Nancy Landon Kassebaum Baker, U.S. Senator
  • July 31John Searle, American philosopher

August[]

  • August 1
    • Meir Kahane, American-born Israeli rabbi and ultra-nationalist figure (d. 1990)
    • Meena Kumari, Indian actress (d. 1972)
  • August 2
    • Lamar Hunt, American sportsman (d. 2006)
    • Peter O'Toole, Irish actor
  • August 6Howard Hodgkin, British painter and print-maker
  • August 7
    • Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian long-distance runner (d. 1973)
    • Maurice Rabb, Jr., African-American ophthalmologist (d. 2005)
  • August 8Mel Tillis, American country singer
  • August 11Fernando Arrabal, Moroccan-born writer
  • August 12
    • Charlie O'Donnell, American game show announcer (Wheel of Fortune) (d. 2010)
    • Sirikit, Queen of Thailand 1950–present
  • August 17V. S. Naipaul, West Indian-born writer, Nobel Prize laureate
  • August 18William R. Bennett, Premier of British Columbia
  • August 20Vasily Aksyonov, Russian writer (d. 2009)
  • August 24W. Morgan Sheppard, British actor
  • August 25Luis Félix López, Ecuadorian writer and politician (d. 2008)

September[]

October[]

  • October 4Milan Chvostek, Canadian television director
  • October 5Michael John Rogers, English ornithologist (d. 2006)
  • October 8Ray Reardon, Welsh snooker player
  • October 9David Plowden, American photographer
  • October 10Harry Smith, English footballer
  • October 11Dottie West, American singer/songwriter (d. 1991)
  • October 12Dick Gregory, American comedian and activist
  • October 13Jean Edward Smith, American political scientist and biographer
  • October 18Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuanian politician
  • October 19Robert Reed, American actor (The Brady Bunch) (d. 1992)
  • October 20
    • Rosey Brown, American football player (d. 2004)
    • William Christopher, American actor (best known as Father Mulcahy on M*A*S*H)
  • October 24
    • Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
    • Robert Mundell, Canadian economist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • October 25Harry Gregg, Irish footballer and football manager
  • October 27
    • Dolores Moore, American baseball player (d. 2000)
    • Sylvia Plath, American poet and author (d. 1963)
  • October 28
    • Spyros Kyprianou, President of Cyprus (d. 2002)
    • Suzy Parker, American actress (d. 2003)

November[]

  • November 3Albert Reynolds, eighth Taoiseach of Ireland
  • November 4
    • Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (d. 2004)
    • Noam Pitlik, American actor and director (d. 1999)
  • November 11Germano Mosconi, Italian journalist
  • November 10
    • Don Henderson, British actor (d. 1997)
    • Roy Scheider, American film actor (Jaws) (d. 2008)
  • November 12Jerry Douglas, American actor
  • November 13Richard Mulligan, American actor (Soap and Empty Nest) (d. 2000)
  • November 15
    • Petula Clark, British singer, actress, and songwriter (Downtown)
    • Clyde McPhatter, American singer (d. 1972)
  • November 18Yoyoy Villame, Philippine Novelty singer and movie actor (d. 2007)
  • November 20Richard Dawson, British-born comedian and game show host (Family Feud) (d. 2012)
  • November 22
    • Robert Vaughn, American actor (Man from U.N.C.L.E.)
    • Keith Wickenden, British politician (d. 1983)
  • November 27Benigno Aquino, Jr., Filipino politician and senator (d. 1983)
  • November 29
    • Jacques Chirac, President of France
    • Diane Ladd, American actress

December[]

  • December 1Heather Begg, New Zealand mezzo-soprano (d. 2009)
  • December 2
    • Sergio Bonelli, Italian comic book author and publisher
    • Manuel Puig, Argentinian writer (d. 1990)
  • December 4Roh Tae-woo, President of South Korea
  • December 5
    • Sheldon Lee Glashow, American physicist
    • Little Richard, American singer and evangelist (Tutti Frutti)
  • December 7
    • Paul Caponigro, American photographer
    • Rosemary Rogers, Sri Lankan-born American novelist.
  • December 9
    • Morton Downey, Jr., American television personality (d. 2001)
    • Bill Hartack, American jockey (d. 2007)
  • December 11Enrique Bermúdez, Nicaraguan Contra leader (d. 1991)
  • December 21Edward Hoagland, American essayist
  • December 24Earl Dodge, American temperance movement leader (d. 2007)
  • December 28
    • Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman (d. 2002)
    • Dorsey Burnette, American singer (d. 1979)
    • Roy Hattersley, British politician
    • Nichelle Nichols, American actress and singer (Star Trek)

Date unknown[]

  • Basil Blackshaw, Irish artist
  • Mohamed Hamri, Moroccan artist (d. 2000)
  • Irene Jai Narayan, Fiji politician (d. 2011)
  • Blaze Starr, American dancer

Deaths[]

January–June[]

  • January 7Andre Maginot, French soldier and politician (b. 1877)
  • January 8Eurosia Fabris, Italian Catholic Blessed (b. 1866)
  • January 13J. Ernest Mangnall, English football manager (b. 1866)
  • January 21Giles Lytton Strachey, British writer and biographer (b. 1880)
  • January 24 – Sir Alfred Yarrow, English shipbuilder and philanthropist (b. 1842)
  • January 26William Wrigley Jr., American chewing gum industrialist (b. 1861)
  • February 8Yordan Milanov, Bulgarian architect (b. 1867)
  • February 8Mad Dog Coll, American gangster (b. 1908)
  • February 10Edgar Wallace, English novelist and screenwriter (b. 1875)
  • February 15Minnie Maddern Fiske, American actress (b. 1865)
  • February 16Ferdinand Buisson, French pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1841)
  • February 17Albert Johnson, The mysterious Mad Trapper of Rat River is surrounded by RCMP officers on the Eagle River and killed after a 49 day manhunt through the Yukon Territory
  • March 1Frank Teschemacher, American musician (b. 1906)
  • March 6John Philip Sousa, American band leader, conductor, and composer (The Stars and Stripes Forever) (b. 1854)
  • March 7Aristide Briand, French statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1862)
  • March 11Dora Carrington, British painter (b. 1893)
  • March 14George Eastman, American inventor (Kodak) (b. 1854)
  • March 18Chancellor Olcott, American actor (b. 1858)
  • March 31Eben Byers, American steel tycoon and socialite (radiation poisoning) (b. 1880)
  • April 2Bill Pickett, African-American cowboy whose parents were slaves (b. 1870)
  • April 4Wilhelm Ostwald, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1853)
  • April 7Grigore Constantinescu, Romanian priest and journalist (b. 1875)
  • April 20Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician (b. 1858)
  • April 22Ferenc Oslay, Hungarian-Slovene historian, writer and irredenta (b. 1883)
  • April 26William Lockwood, English cricketer (b. 1868)
  • April 27Hart Crane, American poet (b. 1899)
  • May 3
    • Henri de Gaulle, father of Charles de Gaulle (b. 1848)
    • Charles Fort, American researcher of the unusual (b. 1874)
  • May 7Paul Doumer, President of France (assassinated) (b. 1857)
  • May 15Tsuyoshi Inukai, Prime Minister of Japan (assassinated) (b. 1855)
  • May 17Frederick C. Billard, Commandant of the United States Coast Guard (b. 1873)
  • May 22Lady Gregory, Irish writer and folklorist (b. 1852)
  • May 25Franz von Hipper, German admiral (b. 1863)
  • May 30John Hubbard, American admiral (b. 1849)
  • June 21Major Taylor, American cyclist (b. 1878)
  • June 24Ernst Põdder, Estonian military commander (b. 1879)

July–December[]

Date unknown[]

  • Edward Bernstein, German socialist (b. 1850)

Nobel Prizes[]

  • PhysicsWerner Karl Heisenberg
  • ChemistryIrving Langmuir
  • Physiology or Medicine – Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, Edgar Douglas Adrian
  • LiteratureJohn Galsworthy
  • Peace – not awarded

References[]

  1. ^ (1932-08-26) "Mollison's Atlantic Flight". Flight 24 (35): 795–8. Retrieved on 2012-08-21. 
  2. ^ "New York City Transit - History and Chronology". Metropolitan Transportation Authority (New York). 2009. http://www.mta.info/nyct/facts/ffhist.htm. Retrieved 2012-01-03. 
  3. ^ [1]


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People of the year 1932 at Familypedia

94 people were born in 1932

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
David Barry Allison (1932-)David Burnie (Bunny) Allison (1907-)Alice Beryl Cochrane (1909-1998)
Keith Armstrong (1932-2007)Jordan Armstrong (1900-1974)Mary Abend (1908-1967)
Donald Bangasser (1932-1999)
Matthew Barry (1932-2001)Julian Barry (1900-1989)Emily Brugman (1912-1959)
Royston Sidney Blackmore (1932)Hubert Stanley Blackmore (1894-1940)Ida Gale (1894-1937)
Juanita H. Bookout (1932-2013)John Henry Bookout (1897-1970)Wanda Hazel Pherigo (1907-1969)
Mary Cecilia Bowes-Lyon (1932)Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon (1893-1953)Elizabeth Margaret Cator (1899-1959)
Patricia Maud Bowes-Lyon (1932-1995)Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon (1893-1953)Elizabeth Margaret Cator (1899-1959)
April Burgess (1932-1999)Vance Burgess (1899-1948)May Koff (1900-1980)
Ian Donald Cameron (1932-2010)Ewen Donald Cameron (1906-1958)Enid Agnes Maud Levita (1908-1993)
Wayne David Cardellini (1932-2016)Euclid Angelo Cardellini (1900-1980)Sadie Edna Speers (1906-1977)
Hugh John Vaughan Campbell, 6th Earl Cawdor (1932-1993)John Duncan Vaughan Campbell, 5th Earl Cawdor (1900-1970)Wilma Mairi Vickers (-1982)
Henrietta Josephine Chamberlain (1932)
Allen Sidney Chansky (1932-2010)Israel Chansky (1900-1972)Lillian Lewis (1903-1971)
Stephen Richards Covey (1932-2012)Stephen Glenn Covey (1897-1980)Irene Louise Richards (1902-1991)
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32 children were born to the 41 women born in 1932

233 people died in 1932

 FatherMotherAge at death
Blanche Edith Abbott (1885-1932)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Robert Smart Adams (1851-1932)Henry Adams (1797-1866)Elizabeth Clarke (1822-1870)
William Jackson Alford (1845-1932)William Alford (c1880-)Eveline Ginn
Joseph Johnson Alger (1853-1932)Thomas Hancock Alger (1828-1862)Sarah Ann Edwards (1832-1903)
George Underwood Alley (1840-1932)George Underwood Alley (1801-1879)Catherine Amelia Dods-Smith (1812-1890)
Calvert Lorenzo Allred (1864-1932)Sidney Rigdon Allred (1837-1911)Lucy Ann Allred (1845-1906)
Samuel Allred (1851-1932)Isaac Allred (1813-1859)Mary Henderson (1823-1910)
Alma Andrus (1857-1932)Milo Andrus (1814-1893)Lucy Loomis (1822-1890)
Joseph Wilson Anlezark (1845-1932)James Anlezark (1806-1874)Matilda Hawthorn (1821-1880)87
Edwin Apps (1861-1932)Moses Baker Apps (1833-1875)Harriet Eggins (1838-1875)71
Fanny Margaret Archer (1878-1932)Robert Archer (1848-1929)Caroline Cramp (1849-1929)
Fanny Malvina Arnold (1856-1932)Albert Arnold (1807-1881)Samantha Malvina (Lavinia) Huntington (1816-1888)76
John F. Ashworth (1853-1932)James Edward Ashworth (1831-1910)
Gladys Luz Bacon (1879-1932)Anthony Harley Bacon (c1845-1900)Henrietta Selina Gresley (1851-1932)
Alice Sarah Baglin (1856-1932)John Hinton Baglin (1827-1914)Charlotte Marks (c1827-1896)
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13924 people lived in 1932

 FatherMother
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Fyodor Yaroslavich of Novgorod (1219-1233)Yaroslav II Vsevolodovich of Vladimir (1191-1246)Rostislava Mstislavna of Smolensk (c1202-1244)
Ludwik Wiktor Plater-Zyberk h. wł (1853-1938)Henryk Wacław Ksawery Plater-Zyberk (1811-1903)Adelaida von Keller (1817-1905)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Hubert Charles Titus Aaron (1919-1941)Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Jemima Davis (1884-1966)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Rebecca Ababio (1926-1998)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Amanda Abadie (1898-1957)Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Jeanette Armellino (1860-1934)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
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Events of the year 1932 at Familypedia

99 people were married in 1932.

 Joined with
Reva Ann Andrus (1912-2006)Wesley Hyrum Atkin (1913-2008) + James Arthur Beard (1905-1961)
Minnie Victoria Anlezark (1883-1964)+Joseph Gilmore (c1874-1911)+William Elliott (?-?)+William Charles Thompson (1877-1954)
Wesley Hyrum Atkin (1913-2008)Reva Ann Andrus (1912-2006)+Virginia Fay Lepre (1914-)
Joyce Marcella Bailey (1906-1986)Samuel Hector Banfield (1880-1968)
Samuel Hector Banfield (1880-1968)Alice Victoria Fernance (1889-1929) + Joyce Marcella Bailey (1906-1986)
Gustaf Adolf av Sverige (1906-1947)Sibylla von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha (1908-1972)
Dudley Norman Beuzeville (1908-1972)Dorothy May Evans (1912-1957)
Mavis Adelina Blanch (1913-1995)Charles Edward Moore (1911-2001)
Donald George Bradman (1908-2001)Jessie Martha Menzies (1909-1979)
Hoyt William Brewster (1910-1988)Naomi Smith (1910-1979)
Roy Vincent Bulley (1909-1984)Elva Hazel Ruprecht (1915-?)
Leon Burris (1910-1979)Gladys Arnold
László Bánffy de Losoncz (1896-1974)Ilona Zeyk de Zeykfalva (1909-c1985)
Charles Arthur Francis Cavendish (1905-1944)Adele Marie Austerlitz (1896-1981)
Donald Lynn Chaffee (1910-1998)Blanche May Mosher (1912-1996)
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There were 0 military battles in 1932.


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