On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1932

Historical Events

  • BBC begins experimental regular TV broadcasts

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald P Carr, Col USMC/astronaut (Skylab 4), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Theoni Vachliotis Aldredge, Greek-American award-winning costume designer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece (d. 2011)
1932 Highlights

About August 22, 1932

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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