On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1932

Historical Events

  • The state of São Paulo revolts against the Brazilian federal government, starting the Constitutionalist Revolution
  • Washington Redskins (then Boston Braves) formed
  • Yanks' Ben Chapman hits 2 inside-the-park HRs, tying record

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Rumsfeld, American politician (US Congress, 1963-69; Nixon Whitehouse, 1969-74; Secretary of Defense, 1975-77 & 2001-06), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Howell, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests 1920-24), dies

King C. Gillette

King C. Gillette, American businessman and inventor of inexpensive and disposable safety razor blades, dies at 77

Businessman and Inventor King C. Gillette
Businessman and Inventor
King C. Gillette

1932 Highlights

About July 9, 1932

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

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