What Happened on August 5, 1932

Historical Events

Historic Event

Clyde Barrow and two associates kill Sheriff C.G. Maxwell and his deputy, Eugene C. Moore, the first time the Barrow gang kills a lawman

Famous Birthdays

  • Sister Vince Otto, American mental health activist (Vince)
  • Tera de Marez Oyens, Dutch composer, born in Velsen, Netherlands (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • IsraĆ«l Querido, Dutch writer (Jordan), dies at 59
1932 Highlights

About August 5, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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