On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1932

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Famous Birthdays

  • Natalie Babbitt, American children's writer (Tuck Everlasting), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2016)
1932 Highlights

About July 28, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo