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.
  • The Lego Group founded in Billund, Denmark, by Ole Kirk Christiansen; name is contraction of Danish words 'leg godt' ('play well' in English)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Goehr, composer
  • Trudy Pitts, American jazz Hammond B-3 organist, pianist, and vocalist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)

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? 90 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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