June 1932 in History

Events in History

  • 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

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 Edouard Herriot becomes Premier of France
  • Jun 4 Chilean coup led by Colonel Marmaduke Grove against President Juan Esteban Montero
  • 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 10 1st demonstration of artificial lightning Pittsfield Mass
  • 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 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 22 NL finally approves players wearing numbers
  • Jun 24 Coup ends absolute monarchy in Thailand
  • Jun 29 USSR & China sign non-aggression treaty

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Philo [Rolf] Bregstein, Dutch writer (Dingen die niet Voorbijgaan)
  • Jun 2 Yaroslav Kirillovich Golovyanov, cosmonaut
  • Jun 4 Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand writer
  • Jun 5 Christy Brown, novelist (My Left Foot, Down All the Days), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun 6 David R Scott, Col USAF/astronaut (Gem 8, Apol 9, 15), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jun 8 Lady Littler, CEO (Gaming Board for Great Britain)
  • Jun 8 Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)
  • Jun 9 Douglas Smith, CEO (Acas)
  • Jun 10 J Bennett Johnston, (Sen-D-LA, 1972- )
  • Jun 11 Athol Fugard, Middleburg South Africa, anti-apartheid writer (Blood Knot)
  • Jun 11 Timothy Sainsbury, British minister of state
  • Jun 12 Rona Jaffe, novelist (Mazes & Monsters)
  • 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 Ralph Robins, CEO (Rolls-Royce)
  • 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 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 24 David McTaggart, co-founder (Greenpeace)
  • Jun 25 Peter Blake, British artist
  • Jun 27 Joachim Wohlgemuth, writer

Deaths in History

  • 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