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
1932 Highlights

About August 24, 1932

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo