On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Reade, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (NCAA Div III C'ship 1983-86; AFCA Div III Coach of the Year 1983–86; Augustana Vikings), born in Monticello, Iowa (d. 2020)
  • Oscar de la Renta, Domincan American fashion designer (Coty Hall of Fame-1973), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (d. 2014)
  • Tom Robbins, American author (Even Cowgirls Get the Blues), born in Blowing Rock, North Carolina
  • William Wilkinson, English conservationist and businessman, born in Warminster, England (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Errico Malatesta, Italian anarchist (b. 1853)
  • Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., American theatre producer (Ziegfeld Follies), dies at 65
  • Reginald Fessenden, Canadian inventor and radio pioneer (b. 1866)
  • Roosje Vos, Dutch trade union leader, dies at 71
  • Roses Fox, Trade union leader, dies at 71
1932 Highlights

About July 22, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer