What Happened on July 5, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • António de Oliveira Salazar becomes the premier and dictator of Portugal (1932-1968), founding the authoritarian Estado Novo (New State) regime

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Laughlin, American child actor (Froggy- Our Gang), born in San Gabriel, California (d. 1948)
  • Edgar Louis Vanderstegen Millington Drake, painter
  • Gyula Horn, Hungarian prime minister (1994-8), (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Sasha Chorny [Alexander Mikhailovich Glikberg], Russian poet, dies at 51