On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1932

Historical Events

  • 18th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Tulane, 21-12
  • Jacob Cocey Sr chosen as Mayor of Massillon, Ohio

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Rasse und Siedlungshauptamt publishes Himmler's wedding laws

Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsf├╝hrer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
  • The United States Post Office Department issues a set of 12 stamps commemorating the 200th anniversary of George Washington's birth.

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnfried G D P, Dutch manufacturer (breadcrumbs)/drugs dealer
  • Jackie Parker, American College and Canadian Football Hall of Fame utility (Mississippi State University; Grey Cup 1954-56; Edmonton Eskimos), born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • C. P. Scott, British journalist, publisher and politician, dies at 85
1932 Highlights

About January 1, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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