On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1932

Historical Events

  • 7.6 magnitude earthquake ravages Qansu, China, kills 275

Historic Event

During King George V's Christmas dinner speech his chair collapses

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Maria Capricorne, Curacaos graphically designer/painter
  • Peter Swales, British soccer executive (Chairman Manchester City FC 1973-93; vice-president English FA), born in Manchester, England (d. 1996)
1932 Highlights

About December 25, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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