What Happened on April 12, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Grand Hotel" directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Greta Gabo and John Barrymore premieres in New York, includes the line "I want to be alone" (Best Picture/Production 1932)
  • Emmanuel Chabriers & Balanchines ballet premieres in Monte Carlo

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Banks, American activist
  • Henri Lazarof, composer
  • Jack Gelber, American playwright (Connection, Apple)
  • Lakshman Kadirgamar, Sri Lankan politician (d. 2005)
  • Tiny Tim [ Herbert Khaury], New York, musician, (d. 1996)