On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Charles Lindbergh turns over $50,000 as ransom for his kidnapped son

Famous Birthdays

  • Mahmood Hussain, Pakistani cricket swing bowler (68 wkts in 27 Tests), born in Lahore, Punjab, British India (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Pickett, American cowboy and rodeo performer who invented bulldogging, dies after being kicked in the head by a bronco at 61
  • Hugo Kaun, German composer, dies at 69