On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1932

Historical Events

Film Release

"White Zombie" - 1st feature length zombie film directed by Victor Halperin and starring Bela Lugosi is released in the US

Historic Event

US President Herbert Hoover uses federal troops to evict the Bonus Army (WWI veterans and their families) from their encampment, 4 die


Famous Birthdays

  • Natalie Babbitt, American children's writer (Tuck Everlasting), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Vinnie Bell [Gambella], American session guitarist, electric sitar player, and pioneer of electronic effects in pop music, born in Brooklyn, New York City (d. 2019)
1932 Highlights

About July 28, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

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