What Happened on August 7, 1932

Famous Birthdays

Abebe Bikila (1932-1973)

Ethiopian distance athlete (Olympic gold marathon 1960 WR [barefoot], 64 WR; Africa's first WR breaking athlete in any sport), born in Jato, Ethiopia

  • Bubba Cascio, American race horse trainer (All American Futurity 1968, 70), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2022)
  • Edward Hardwicke, British actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • Maurice Rabb Jr., American ophthalmologist, born in Shelbyville, Kentucky (d. 2005)
Born in 1932
1932 Highlights

About August 7, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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