On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1932

Historical Events

  • USSR and Finland stop non-attack treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Shakhlin, Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1956-60-64)
  • John Chaney, American Basketball Hall of Fame college coach (Cheyney University, Temple University), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • [Giles] Lytton Strachey, English biographer and critic, dies at 51
1932 Highlights

About January 21, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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