On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1932

Historical Events

Sports History

Australian cricket's master batsman Don Bradman scores 299 not out in 10 wicket 4th Test win vs South Africa in Adelaide; runs out of partners going for 300

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hart, American TV journalist (CBS News Retrospective, NBC News), born in Denver, Colorado
  • John Nott, British policitican(C), Secretary of State for Defence during Falkland War, born in Bideford, Devon

Famous Weddings

Frank Capra

Film director Frank Capra (34) weds secretary Lucille Reyburn

1932 Highlights

About February 1, 1932

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius