On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1932

Historical Events

  • Arturo Alessandri wins presidential election in Chile

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Cowdrey CBE, England cricket batsman (114 Tests, 7,624 runs @ 44.06), born in Udagamandalam, India (d. 2000)
  • Cynthia Payne, English brothel madam, born in Bognor Regis, West Sussex (d. 2015)
  • On Kawara, Japanese conceptual artist, born in Aichi Prefecture, Japan (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Eyvind Alnaes, Norwegian composer, dies at 60
1932 Highlights

About December 24, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn