On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1932

Historical Events

  • George Washington quarter goes into circulation

Famous Birthdays

  • Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (Parineeta), born in Dadar, Mumbai, India (d. 1972)
  • Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies
1932 Highlights

About August 1, 1932

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo