On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1932

Historical Events

  • Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat New York Rangers, 6-4 for 3-0 series sweep; Toronto's first SC as the Maple Leafs

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdul Mati [Matias Klarwein], French artist known for his works used on music album covers (Santana's Abraxus; Miles Davis' Bitches Brew; Osibisa's Heads; Jon Hassel's Dream Theory), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor, born in Luzern, Switzerland (d. 2006)
  • Carl Perkins, American rockabilly singer and songwriter ("Blue Suede Shoes"; "Honey Don't"), born in Jackson, Tennessee (d. 1998)
  • Cheetah [Cheeta, Cheta, Chita], chimpanzee actor (1930s Tarzan franchise), is born (d. 2011)
  • Jim Fowler, American naturalist (Wild Kingdom), born in Albany, Georgia
  • Paul Krassner, American comic strip cartoonist (MAD Magazine) and founder (Yippies), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Peter Moores, British businessman and director (Littlewoods), born in Lancashire, England (d. 2016)
  • Vladimir Aleksandrovich Degtyaryov, Russian cosmonaut, born in Voronezh, Russia
1932 Highlights

About April 9, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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