Historical Events in June 1932

  • 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 ยข/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