On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1932

Historical Events

  • Sweden goes 1-2 in the 18k cross country event at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics; Sven Utterström wins gold ahead of teammate Axel Wikström

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Hilton, Moderator (General Assembly of United Reformed Church)
  • Rockin Dopsie Sr [Alton Jay Rubin], American Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco), born in Carencro, Louisiana (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestEdgar Wallace

Edgar Wallace, English novelist, playwright and journalist (The Terror, The Four Just Men) who created King Kong, dies of diabetes at 76

1932 Highlights

About February 10, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius