What Happened in June 1932

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren
  • Jun 2 German Chancellor Franz von Papen forms his "Cabinet of the Barons"
  • Jun 3 John McGraw, who came to NY in 1902, resigns as manager of Giants

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 3 Lou Gehrig is 1st to hit 4 consecutive HRs; Yanks beat A's 20-13

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 3 Paul von Hindenburg disbands German Parliament

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Jun 4 64th Belmont: Tom Malley aboard Faireno wins in 2:32.8
  • Jun 4 Edouard Herriot becomes Premier of France
  • Jun 4 Chilean coup led by Colonel Marmaduke Grove against President Juan Esteban Montero
  • Jun 6 Ijsselmeervogels soccer team forms in Spakenburg
  • Jun 6 US Federal gas tax enacted
  • Jun 6 The Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first gas tax in the United States, at a rate of 1 cent per US gallon (1/4 ¢/L) sold.
  • Jun 6 37th Men's French Championships: Henri Cochet beats Giorgio de Stefani (6-0, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 6 37th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Simonne Mathieu (7-5, 6-1)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Jun 7 Pitcher John Quinn, 47, is oldest player to have an extra-base hit (a double) & bat in a run, as the Dodgers beat the Cubs 9-2
  • Jun 10 1st demonstration of artificial lightning Pittsfield Mass
  • Jun 10 67th British Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 283 at Prince's England
  • Jun 13 Great Britain & France sign peace treaty
  • Jun 14 German government of von Papen forms
  • Jun 16 Germany forbids SA/SS-gang fights

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Jun 16 President Hoover & VP Charles Curtis renominated by Republican Convention

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Jun 16 Sutcliffe & Holmes make 555 opening cricket stand for Yorks v Essex
  • Jun 17 Oil tanker Cymbeline explodes in Montreal, Canada
  • Jun 17 Bonus Army: around a thousand World War I veterans amass at the United States Capitol as the U.S. Senate considers a bill that would give them certain benefits.
  • Jun 19 1st concert given in SF's Stern Grove
  • Jun 19 Hailstones kill 200 in Hunan Province, China
  • Jun 20 A's Roger Cramer gets 6 consecutive hits in a game (repeats in 1935)
  • Jun 21 Heavyweight Jack Sharkey TKOs Max Schmeling (NYC)
  • Jun 21 Jack Sharkey beats Max Schmeling in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Jun 22 NL finally approves players wearing numbers
  • Jun 23 Lou Gehrig plays 1,103rd successive game in a NY uniform, equaling Joe Sewell's record with one team (Cleveland)
  • Jun 24 Coup ends absolute monarchy in Thailand
  • Jun 25 36th US Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 286 at Fresh Meadows NY
  • Jun 25 Commencement of India's 1st cricket Test v England at Lord's
  • Jun 29 USSR & China sign non-aggression treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Francis Cameron, cricketer (NZ pace bowler took 61 wickets 1961-65)
  • Jun 1 Philo [Rolf] Bregstein, Dutch writer (Dingen die niet Voorbijgaan)
  • Jun 2 Sammy Turner, Patterson, NJ, singer (Lavender Blue Moods)
  • Jun 2 Yaroslav Kirillovich Golovyanov, cosmonaut
  • Jun 3 Dakota Staton, [Rabia Aliyah], US jazz singer (In the Night)
  • Jun 4 John Drew Barrymore, American actor (Pantomine Quiz), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2004)
  • Jun 4 Oliver Nelson, American jazz composer and arranger (d. 1975)
  • Jun 4 Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand writer
  • Jun 5 A R Dawson, rugby player
  • Jun 5 Christy Brown, novelist (My Left Foot, Down All the Days), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun 6 Billie Whitelaw, English actress (Omen, Adding Machine), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, (d. 2014)
  • Jun 6 David R Scott, Col USAF/astronaut (Gem 8, Apol 9, 15), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jun 8 Hans Gunter Helms, composer
  • Jun 8 Lady Littler, CEO (Gaming Board for Great Britain)
  • Jun 8 Ray Illingworth, cricketer (England off-spin all-rounder & captain)
  • Jun 8 Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)
  • Jun 9 Douglas Smith, CEO (Acas)
  • Jun 10 Gardner McKay, American actor (Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 10 George Burns, British TV host
  • Jun 10 J Bennett Johnston, (Sen-D-LA, 1972- )
  • Jun 10 Branko Lustig, film producer
  • Jun 11 Athol Fugard, Middleburg South Africa, anti-apartheid writer (Blood Knot)
  • Jun 11 Timothy Sainsbury, British minister of state
  • Jun 12 Jim Nabors, Sylacauga Al, actor/singer (Gomer Pyle)
  • Jun 12 Mamo Wolde, Ethiopia, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Jun 12 Rona Jaffe, novelist (Mazes & Monsters)
  • Jun 14 Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, composer
  • Jun 14 Joe Arpaio, sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona
  • Jun 15 Einar K Enevoldson, US, Nasa test pilot (X-24B)
  • Jun 15 Mario Cuomo, American (Gov-D-NY, 1983-95), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 16 David Keylsey, actor/director
  • Jun 16 Ralph Robins, CEO (Rolls-Royce)
  • Jun 17 Derek Ibbotson, 5K runner (Oly-bronze-1956)
  • Jun 17 John P Murtha, (Rep-D-PA, 1974- )
  • Jun 18 Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jun 18 Geoffrey Hill, English poet, born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (d. 2016)
  • Jun 19 Marisa Pavan, Cagliari Italy, actress (Solomon & Sheba, Rose Tattoo)
  • Jun 19 Pier Angeli, Italy (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge)
  • Jun 20 Robert Rozjdestvenski, Russian poet (Requiem, Userjoz)
  • Jun 21 Bernard Ingham, press secretary (Margaret Thatcher)
  • Jun 21 Lalo [Boris] Schifrin, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer
  • Jun 21 Ocie Lee "OC" Smith, US jazz singer (Little Green Apples) d. 2001
  • Jun 22 Michael Horvit, composer
  • Jun 22 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (d. 2005)
  • Jun 22 Prunella Scales, English actress
  • Jun 23 Bob Blair, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 19 Tests in 50s)
  • Jun 24 David McTaggart, co-founder (Greenpeace)
  • Jun 25 Peter Blake, British artist
  • Jun 26 Henry Bromfield, cricketer (South African off-spinner in 9 Tests 1961-65)
  • Jun 27 Hugh Wood, British composer, born in Parbold, Lancashire
  • Jun 27 Joachim Wohlgemuth, writer
  • Jun 27 Anna Moffo, Wayne Penn, US soprano (Adventurers)
  • Jun 27 Eddie Kasko, baseball player
  • Jun 27 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2015)
  • Jun 28 Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, Isleton CA, actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid)
  • Jun 30 Martin Mailman, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 5 Henry Taberer, cricket (bowl Trumper only Test wkt for South Africa), dies
  • Jun 7 Emil Pauer, composer, dies at 76
  • Jun 7 Emil Paur, Austrian conductor, dies at 76
  • Jun 9 Natalia Janotha, composer, dies at 76
  • Jun 12 René de Clerq, Flemish poet/writer (Book of Love), dies
  • Jun 12 Theodorus Heemskerk, lawyer/Dutch sec of state (1866..88), dies at 79
  • Jun 14 Dorimène Roy Desjardins, Canadian business pioneer
  • Jun 16 Frederik W Van Oaths, psychiatrist/writer (Blades of Grass), dies
  • Jun 19 Solomon Tshkisho Platje, South African writer, dies
  • Jun 22 Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (b. 1892)