On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1932

Historical Events

Sports History

Australian cricket batsman supreme Don Bradman scores a double century during a Goodwill Tour in Montreal, Canada

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • [Josef] Joe Zawinul, Austrian-American jazz keyboardist, composer and bandleader (Weather Report - "Birdland"), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2007)

Famous Weddings

Damon Runyon

Author Damon Runyon (51) weds Patrice Amati del Grande

Journalist and Author Damon Runyon
Journalist and Author
Damon Runyon

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Grin, Russian novelist (Jessie and Morgiana), dies at 51
  • Henry Eyster Jacobs, American Lutheran theologian, dies at 87
1932 Highlights

About July 7, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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