On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1932

Historical Events

  • Hattie W Caraway elected 1st woman senator (D-Ark)
  • Philip Barry's "Animal Kingdom" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Teister, Dutch writer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1979)
  • Des O'Connor, British television presenter, singer and comedian, born in Stepney, London (d. 2020)
  • John Berg, American art director, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2015)
1932 Highlights

About January 12, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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