On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st totalisator (to record racetrack bets) in US installed, Hialeah
  • Racing Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Arcaro wins his 1st race

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