On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

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