On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Ainley, British actor (Doctor Who), born in Stanmore, Middlesex (d. 2004)
  • Atholl Mckinnon, South African cricket spin bowler (8 Tests, 26 wickets), born in Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, South Africa (d. 1983)
  • Vasily Aksyonov, Soviet-Russian novelist (The Burn), born in Kazan, Soviet Union (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Emille-Louis-Victor Mathieu, composer, dies at 87
  • Paul Keller, German writer (Vergrabenes Gut), dies at 59
  • Tadeusz Joteyko, composer, dies at 60
1932 Highlights

About August 20, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo