What Happened on July 9, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The state of São Paulo revolts against the Brazilian Federal Government, starting the Constitutionalist Revolution
  • Washington Redskins (then Boston Braves) formed
  • Yanks' Ben Chapman hits 2 inside-the-park HRs, tying record

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Rumsfeld, politician (involved in Watergate)
  • John Paul Getty II, American-born British oil magnate and billionaire (Getty Oil)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Howell, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests 1920-24), dies
  • King C. Gillette, American inventor of the safety razor (b. 1885)