On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick [Richard Lewis] Thornburgh, 76th United States Attorney General (1988-91) and 41st Governor of Pennsylvania, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • John Chilton, English jazz trumpeter (Feetwarmers), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Max McGee, American football player (Green Bay Packers), born in Overton, Texas (d. 2007)
  • Milly Vitale, Italian actress (7 Little Foys, War & Peace, Juggler), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2006)
  • Oleg Protopopov, Russian olympic pairs skater (Gold 1964, 68), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
1932 Highlights

About July 16, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer