What Happened on August 14, 1932

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn Dodgers reliever John Quinn, 49, becomes oldest pitcher to win a MLB game in a 2-1, 10th inning victory over NY Giants at the Polo Grounds
  • Philips makes 1 millionth radio
  • X Summer Olympic Games close in Los Angeles, USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Frank, American television sports impresario (CBS, ABC and IMG), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • James V. Hansen, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Utah), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2018)
  • Lee Hoffman, American author (The Valdez Horses), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)
1932 Highlights

About August 14, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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