On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1932

Historical Events

  • 1st gyro-stabilized vessel to cross Atlantic arrives in NY

Famous Birthdays

Ellen Burstyn

Ellen Burstyn, American actress (Exorcist, Alice Doesn't Live Here), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • François Lafortune Jr., Belgian shooter (competed at 7 Olympic Games 1952-1976, 50m Rifle, Prone Position), born in Visé, Belgium (d. 2020)
  • Gerard van den Berg, Dutch TV host (Like Father, Like Son), born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands (d. 2009)
  • Paul Caponigro, American photographer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
1932 Highlights

About December 7, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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