What Happened on July 1, 1932

Historical Events

Presidential Convention

NY Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated for president at Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois

  • NY newspaper Evening Standard goes bankrupt

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats fellow American Helen Jacobs 6-3, 6-1 for her 5th of 8 titles

1932 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Day [Robert Byrd], American rock vocalist ("Rockin' Robin"), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1990)
  • Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist and military correspondent for Haaretz, born in Lille, France (d. 2007)
Born in 1932

About July 1, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer