On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1932

Historical Events

  • Hedley Verity establishes a first-class cricket record by taking all ten wickets for only ten runs against Nottinghamshire on a pitch affected by a storm

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold William Woolhouse, British botanist, born in Sheffield (d. 1996)
  • Otis Crandall Davis, American 400m/4X400m relayer (Olympic gold 1960), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1932 Highlights

About July 12, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer