On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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)