On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1932

Historical Events

  • Dominion of Newfoundland: 10,000 rioters seize the Colonial Building leading to the end of self-government
  • Dutch textile strike broken by trade unions

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Bland, American singer and songwriter, born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2017)
1932 Highlights

About April 5, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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