On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1932

Historical Events

  • The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show debuts on CBS radio, airing there until 1937, moving to NBC until 1949, and returning to CBS in 1949, before moving to television

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Kluge, German author and film director (Yesterday Girl), born in Halberstadt, Province of Saxony
  • Banjo Matthews, American auto racer, owner and constructor (A. J. Foyt, Cale Yarborough), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • Jack Hibbert, director (Central Statistical Office)
  • Jocelyn Stevens, CEO (English Heritage)
  • Leo Thorsness, American Vietnam War pilot (Medal of Honor), born in Walnut Grove, Minnesota (d. 2017)
  • Michael Ball, Bishop (Truro)
  • Peter Ball, Bishop (Gloucester)
1932 Highlights

About February 14, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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