On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday

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