On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1932

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Helen Jacobs beats Carolin Babcock Stark 6-2, 6-2 for her first of 4 straight US singles crowns

Famous Birthdays

  • Banharn Silpa-archa, Prime Minister of Thailand (1995-96), born in Suphanburi, Thailand (d. 2016)
  • John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire
  • Thomas P. Salmon, 75th Governor of Vermont
1932 Highlights

About August 19, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo