On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • John Gomery, Canadian jurist, born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • John Charles Fields, Canadian mathematician and founder of the Fields Medal, dies after a three-month illness at 69
1932 Highlights

About August 9, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo