On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1932

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

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

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • NY newspaper Evening Standard goes bankrupt

Sport awardWimbledon 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

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

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)
1932 Highlights

About July 1, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer