On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1932

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

  • 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? 87 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo