On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1932

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Graham Meale, Australian composer (Three MirĂ³ Pieces; Voss), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2009)
  • Robert D. Hales, LDS Church apostle, born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Gheorghe Cucu, Romanian composer, dies at 50
1932 Highlights

About August 24, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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