On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 (involved in Watergate), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestKing 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