On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1932

Historical Events

  • A 5.1-kg (11.2-pound) chondrite-type meteorite breaks into at least seven pieces and lands near the town of Archie in Cass County, Missouri.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Goehr, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Rin Tin Tin, American Hollywood shepherd dog (Clash of the Wolves), dies at 13
1932 Highlights

About August 10, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo