Historical Events in November 1932

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Nov 1 Wernher von Braun named head of German liquid-fuel rocket program

Rocket Scientist Werner von Braun
Rocket Scientist
Werner von Braun

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Nov 5 Benito Mussolini frees 16,000 convicts

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Nov 6 German election - KPD defeats NSDAP
  • Nov 7 1st broadcast of "Buck Rogers in the 25th century" on CBS-radio

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Nov 7 Don Bradman scores 238 NSW v Victoria, 200 mins, 32 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nov 8 "Make Mine Music" debuts

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Nov 8 Franklin Roosevelt (D) elected 32nd President for 1st time

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Nov 9 Hurricane storm wave sweeps over Santa Cruz del Sur Cuba kills 2,500
  • Nov 9 Riots between conservative and socialist supporters in Switzerland kill 12 and injure 60.
  • Nov 12 24 killed at Lancashire mine explosion
  • Nov 12 10th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 28-7 in Baltimore
  • Nov 15 Walt Disney Art School created
  • Nov 17 German government of von Papen resigns
  • Nov 18 "Flowers & Trees" receives 1st Academy Award for a cartoon
  • Nov 18 1st tie for Best Actor Academy Award Wallace Beery & Fredric March
  • Nov 18 5th Academy Awards: "Grand Hotel", Fredric March, Wallace Beery & Helen Hayes win
  • Nov 19 Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game

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Nov 19 Shaft & Thyssen demand Hitler become German chancellor

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Nov 20 Earthquake at Uden Netherlands
  • Nov 22 Pump patented that computes quantity & price delivered
  • Nov 24 In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.
  • Nov 26 Bradman completes 10,000 runs in first-class cricket, 126 innings
  • Nov 27 Poland & USSR sign non-aggression treaty

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Nov 28 Groucho Marx performs on radio for the first time

Comedian Groucho Marx
Comedian
Groucho Marx
  • Nov 29 France & USSR sign non-aggression pact
  • Nov 29 Cole Porters musical "Gay Divorcee" premieres in NYC