On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1932

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German physicist Albert Einstein granted a visa to enter America

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein

Famous Birthdays

  • Fazu Aliyeva, Russian poet, novelist and journalist who helped develop Dagestani in Russian literature, born in Khunzakhsky District, Soviet Union (d. 2016)
  • James Cleveland, American gospel singer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1991)

Person of interestLittle Richard

Little Richard [Wayne Penniman], American singer-songwriter and rock 'n' roll pioneer (Tutti Frutti), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2020)

Singer-Songwriter and Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer Little Richard
Singer-Songwriter and Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer
Little Richard
  • Sheldon Lee Glashow, American theoretical physicist (Electroweak theory, Georgi–Glashow model), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings

  • "East of Eden" director Elia Kazan (23) weds playwright Molly Day Thatcher (25)
1932 Highlights

About December 5, 1932

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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