On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1932

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEllen Burstyn

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

Actress Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
  • 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? 87 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius