On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1932

Historical Events

  • 153-year old De Adriaan Windmill in Haarlem, the Netherlands, burns down

Historic Event

Shakespeare Memorial Theatre opens at Stratford-on-Avon, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Halston [Roy Halston Frowick], American fashion designer (1972 Hall of Fame), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1990)
  • Jim Fixx, American jogger and writer (Jim Fixx on Running), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)
1932 Highlights

About April 23, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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