On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1932

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Herbert Hoover suggests 5 day work week

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Mead-Lawrence, American alpine skier (2 Olympic gold 1952), born in Rutland, Vermont (d. 2009)
  • Fernando Botero, Colombian figurative artist & sculptor, 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? 89 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries