On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • (Mary Frances) "Debbie" Reynolds, American actress and singer (Singin' In The Rain -"Kathy Selden"; The Unsinkable Molly Brown), born in El Paso, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Fran├žois Moncla, French rugby union flanker (31 Tests; Racing 92, Section Paloise), born in Louvie-Juzon, France (d. 2021)
  • Gordon Jump, American actor (WKFP -"Arthur Carlson"; Growing Pains; Maytag Repairman), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • Jiri Smutny, Czech composer, born in Prague
1932 Highlights

About April 1, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries