What Happened on April 14, 1932

Historical Events

Jeux d'Enfants

Léonide Massine & Joan Miro's adaptation for dance of Georges Bizet's "Jeux d'Enfants" premieres with the Ballet Russe de Monte-Carlo, at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo

  • World's first particle accelerator built by Ernest Walton and John Cockcroft performs the first artificial nuclear fission with Lithium at Cambridge University [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Bennett, Canadian politician, Premier of British Columbia (1975-86), born in Kelowna, British Columbia (d. 2015)
  • Bob Grant [Robert St Clair Grant], British actor, comedian and writer (on the Buses), born in Hammersmith, London (d. 2003)
  • Joseph Pedott, American advertising executive and entrepreneur (Chia Pet; The Clapper), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2023)

Loretta Lynn (1932-2022)

American country singer-songwriter ("Coal Miner's Daughter"; "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man"), born in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky

Born in 1932

About April 14, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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