Historical Events in January 1932

  • Jan 1 Jacob Cocey Sr chosen as mayor of Massillon Ohio
  • Jan 1 Rasse und Siedlungshauptamt publishes Himmler's wedding laws
  • Jan 1 The United States Post Office Department issues a set of 12 stamps commemorating the 200th anniversary of George Washington's birth.
  • Jan 1 18th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Tulane, 21-12
  • Jan 2 Young gang shoot dead 6 police in Springfield Missouri
  • Jan 3 Martial law is declared in Honduras to stop revolt by banana workers fired by United Fruit.

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Jan 4 Bradman scores 167 for Australia v South Africa at the MCG

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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Jan 4 British Viceroy of India Lord Willingdon arrests Gandhi & Nehru

Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
  • Jan 4 State of siege proclaimed in Honduras
  • Jan 7 1st game played at Orchard Lake Curling Club, Mich
  • Jan 8 Ratification of present SF City Charter
  • Jan 10 "Mickey Mouse" & "Silly Symphony" comics syndicated
  • Jan 10 "Pete the Tramp" cartoon strip by C D Russell debuts
  • Jan 12 France's Laval government falls
  • Jan 12 Hattie W Caraway elected 1st woman senator (D-Ark)
  • Jan 12 Philip Barry's "Animal Kingdom" premieres in NYC
  • Jan 14 1st totalisator (to record racetrack bets) in US installed, Hialeah
  • Jan 14 Horse racing legend Eddie Arcaro won his 1st race
  • Jan 19 Charlie Conacher becomes 1st Toronto Maple Leaf to score 5 goals in a game, 1st coming at 7 seconds of game
  • Jan 21 USSR & Finland stop non-attack treaty
  • Jan 23 El Salvador army kills 4,000 protesting farmers
  • Jan 25 1st commencement exercises at Hebrew U in Jerusalem
  • Jan 25 Bradman scores 167 NSW v Victoria, 224 mins, 22 fours
  • Jan 26 British submarine M-2 sinks in English Channel (60 dead)
  • Jan 26 KUT-AM in Austin Texas changes call letters to KNOW
  • Jan 28 1st US state unemployment insurance act enacted (Wisconsin)
  • Jan 28 Japanese forces attack Shanghai.
  • Jan 29 Test debut of Bill O'Reilly, vs South Africa at Adelaide
  • Jan 30 Grimmett 7-116 in South Africa 1st innings at Adelaide Oval
  • Jan 31 US railway unions accept 10% wage reduction