What Happened on August 18, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Auguste Piccard and Max Cosyns reach 16,201m in a balloon launched from Dübendorf, Switzerland
  • Englishman James Mollisson is 1st to fly east to west over Atlantic

Famous Birthdays

  • William R. Bennett, Premier of British Columbia

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actress Bette Davis (24) weds musician Harmon Nelson (25)

Actress Bette Davis
Bette Davis