On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1932

Historical Events

  • British submarine M-2 sinks in English Channel (60 dead)
  • KUT-AM in Austin Texas changes call letters to KNOW

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Price, Director (Leeds Metropolitan U)
  • Clement "Sir Coxsone" Dodd, Jamaican record producer, born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2004)
  • George H Clements, first Roman Catholic Priest to adopt a child.
  • Ronald Allison, British author/broadcaster

Famous Deaths

  • William K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies
1932 Highlights

About January 26, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

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