What Happened on July 2, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 52nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Ellsworth Vines beats H Austin (6-4 6-2 6-0)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR makes 1st presidential nominating conventional acceptance speech

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Thomas, founder (Wendy's Restaurants)
  • Ken McMillan, American actor (Malone, Concrete Beat), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sammy Turner, vocalist (Lavender Blue), born in Paterson, New Jersey

Famous Weddings

  • Platinum blonde screen goddess Jean Harlow (21) weds MGM producer Paul Bern (42)

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel II, last King of Portugal (1908-10), dies at 43