On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1932

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kurt von Schleicher succeeds Franz von Papen as Reich Chancellor of Germany

Diplomat and Chancellor Franz von Papen
Diplomat and Chancellor
Franz von Papen

Famous Birthdays

  • Édgar Valcárcel, Peruvian pianist and composer, born in Puno, Peru (d. 2010)
  • Joanne Battiste, artist (heroines) (d. 2009)
  • Roh Tae-Woo, 6th President South Korea (1988-93), born in Dong-gu, Daegu, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Meyrink, writer, dies at 64
1932 Highlights

About December 4, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius