On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Smith, American actor & relay runner (Olympic gold 1952), born in Emporia, Kansas (d. 2015)
  • Enrique Raxach, Dutch composer, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Lou Jones, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1956), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Kerschensteiner, German educationalist, dies at 77
1932 Highlights

About January 15, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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