What Happened on April 19, 1932

Historical Events

Historic Event

Bonnie Parker is captured in a failed hardware store burglary, and subsequently jailed. A grand jury fails to indict her, however, and she is released a few months later

Historic Event

President Herbert Hoover suggests 5 day work week

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Mead-Lawrence, American alpine skier (2 Olympic gold 1952), born in Rutland, Vermont (d. 2009)

Fernando BoteroFernando Botero (90 years old)

Colombian figurative artist and sculptor known for depicting people in exaggerated large sizes, born in Medellín, Colombia

Famous Deaths

  • Władysław Rzepko, Polish composer, dies at 77
1932 Highlights

About April 19, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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