On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1932

Historical Events

Film Release

"The Mummy" directed by Karl Freund and starring Boris Karloff is released in the US - 1st Mummy horror film

Film Premier

Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers 1st joint movie "Flying Down to Rio," directed by Thornton Freeland, premieres in NYC


Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Woosnam, Welsh soccer striker, manager (Wales 17 caps, USA manager 1968), born in Powys, Wales (d. 2013)
1932 Highlights

About December 22, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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