On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1932

Historical Events

  • 1st totalisator (to record racetrack bets) in US installed, Hialeah

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Racing Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Arcaro wins his 1st race

Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Eddie Arcaro
Racing Hall of Fame Jockey
Eddie Arcaro

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Garlits, American racing driver (1st drag racer over 200mph for 1/4 mile), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Grady Tate, American jazz drummer & singer, born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2017)
  • Harriet Andersson, Swedish actress (Cries & Whispers), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Tony DeMarco, American boxer (NBA, NYSAC, The Ring welterweight titles 1955), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2021)
1932 Highlights

About January 14, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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