On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Dodger John Quinn, 49, is oldest pitcher to win a major league game
  • Philips makes 1 millionth radio
  • X Summer Olympic Games close in Los Angeles, USA

Famous Birthdays

  • 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)