What Happened in June 1932

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren
  • Jun 1 Franz von Papen becomes Reich Chancellor of Germany
  • Jun 2 German Chancellor Franz von Papen forms his "Cabinet of the Barons"
  • Jun 3 John McGraw, who came to NY in 1902, resigns as manager of Giants

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 3 Lou Gehrig is 1st to hit 4 consecutive HRs; Yanks beat A's 20-13

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 3 Paul von Hindenburg disbands German Parliament

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • Jun 4 64th Belmont: Tom Malley aboard Faireno wins in 2:32.8
  • Jun 4 Edouard Herriot becomes Premier of France
  • Jun 4 Chilean coup led by Colonel Marmaduke Grove against President Juan Esteban Montero
  • Jun 6 Ijsselmeervogels soccer team forms in Spakenburg
  • Jun 6 The Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first gas tax in the United States, at a rate of 1 cent per US gallon (1/4 ¢/L) sold
  • Jun 6 37th Men's French Championships: Henri Cochet beats Giorgio de Stefani (6-0, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 6 37th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Simonne Mathieu (7-5, 6-1)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Jun 7 Pitcher John Quinn, 47, is oldest player to have an extra-base hit (a double) & bat in a run, as the Dodgers beat the Cubs 9-2
  • Jun 10 1st demonstration of artificial lightning Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Jun 10 British Open Golf, Prince's GC: Gene Sarazen wins wire-to-wire by 5 strokes from fellow American Macdonald Smith
  • Jun 13 Great Britain and France sign peace treaty
  • Jun 14 German government of von Papen forms
  • Jun 16 Germany forbids SA/SS-gang fights

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Jun 16 US President Herbert Hoover and Vice President Charles Curtis renominated by Republican Convention

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Jun 16 Sutcliffe and Holmes make 555 opening cricket stand for Yorks v Essex
  • Jun 17 Oil tanker Cymbeline explodes in Montreal, Canada
  • Jun 17 Bonus Army: around a thousand World War I veterans amass at the United States Capitol as the U.S. Senate considers a bill that would give them certain benefits
  • Jun 19 1st concert given in San Francisco's Stern Grove
  • Jun 19 Hailstones kill 200 in Hunan Province, China
  • Jun 20 A's Roger Cramer gets 6 consecutive hits in a game (repeats in 1935)
  • Jun 21 German champion Max Schmeling loses world heavyweight title in split points decision to Jack Sharkey in New York
  • Jun 22 Congress approves "Lindbergh Act" making kidnapping a federal offense (amended 1934)
  • Jun 22 NL finally approves players wearing numbers
  • Jun 23 Lou Gehrig plays 1,103rd successive game in a NY uniform, equaling Joe Sewell's record with one team (Cleveland)
  • Jun 24 Coup ends absolute monarchy in Thailand
  • Jun 25 36th US Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 286 at Fresh Meadows NY
  • Jun 25 Commencement of India's 1st cricket Test v England at Lord's
  • Jun 29 USSR & China sign non-aggression treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Francis Cameron, cricketer (NZ pace bowler took 61 wickets 1961-65)
  • Jun 1 Philo [Rolf] Bregstein, Dutch writer (Dingen die niet Voorbijgaan)
  • Jun 2 Sammy Turner, Patterson, NJ, singer (Lavender Blue Moods)
  • Jun 2 Yaroslav Kirillovich Golovyanov, cosmonaut
  • Jun 4 John Drew Barrymore, American actor (Pantomine Quiz), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2004)
  • Jun 4 Oliver Nelson, American jazz composer and arranger (d. 1975)
  • Jun 4 Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand writer
  • Jun 5 A R Dawson, rugby player
  • Jun 5 Christy Brown, novelist (My Left Foot, Down All the Days), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun 6 Billie Whitelaw, British actress (Omen, Adding Machine), born in Coventry, Warwickshire (d. 2014)
  • Jun 6 David R Scott, American USAF Colonel and astronaut (Gem 8, Apol 9, 15), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jun 6 Ivan Chermayeff, British-born American graphic designer, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • Jun 7 Tina Brooks, American blues and funk saxophonist (True Blue), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina (d. 1974)
  • Jun 8 Hans G. Helms, German writer and composer, born in Teterow, Germany (d. 2012)
  • Jun 8 Ray Illingworth, English cricketer and captain, born in Yorkshire, England
  • Jun 9 Douglas Smith, CEO (Acas)
  • Jun 10 Gardner McKay, American actor (Pleasure Seekers, Boots & Saddles), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 10 George Burns, British TV host
  • Jun 10 J Bennett Johnston, (Sen-D-LA, 1972- )
  • Jun 10 Branko Lustig, film producer
  • Jun 11 Athol Fugard, South African anti-apartheid writer (Blood Knot), born in Middelburg, South Africa
  • Jun 11 Timothy Sainsbury, British politician and businessman
  • Jun 12 Mamo Wolde, Ethiopian marathoner (Olympic gold 1968), born in Ada'a, Oromo, Ethiopia (d. 2002)
  • Jun 12 Rona Jaffe, American novelist (Mazes & Monsters), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jun 14 Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, composer
  • Jun 14 Joe Arpaio, American former sheriff of Maricopa County (1993-2016), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Jun 15 Einar K Enevoldson, American Nasa test pilot (X-24B)
  • Jun 15 Mario Cuomo, American (Gov-D-NY, 1983-95), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 16 David Keylsey, actor/director
  • Jun 16 Ralph Robins, CEO (Rolls-Royce)
  • Jun 17 Derek Ibbotson, 5K runner (Olympic bronze 1956)
  • Jun 17 John P Murtha, (Rep-D-PA, 1974- )
  • Jun 18 Dudley R. Herschbach, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Jun 18 Geoffrey Hill, English poet, born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (d. 2016)
  • Jun 19 Marisa Pavan, Cagliari Italy, actress (Solomon & Sheba, Rose Tattoo)
  • Jun 19 Pier Angeli [Anna Maria Pierangeli], Italian actress (Sodom & Gomorrah, Vintage, Battle of the Bulge), born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy (d. 1971)
  • Jun 19 Ernest Ranglin, Jamaican guitarist (Studio One, Jimmy Cliff), born in Manchester, Jamaica
  • Jun 20 Robert Rozhdestvensky, Soviet poet, born in Kosikhinsky District, Russia (d. 1994)
  • Jun 21 Bernard Ingham, British journalist and press secretary for Margaret Thatcher, born in Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
  • Jun 21 Lalo [Boris] Schifrin, composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jun 21 Ocie Lee "OC" Smith, US jazz singer (Little Green Apples) d. 2001
  • Jun 22 Michael Horvit, composer
  • Jun 22 Amrish Puri, Indian actor (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom- Mola Ram, Mr. India- Mogambo), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 2005)
  • Jun 22 Prunella Scales, English actress
  • Jun 23 Bob Blair, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 19 Tests in 50s)
  • Jun 24 David McTaggart, co-founder (Greenpeace)
  • Jun 25 Peter Blake, British artist, born in Dartford, Kent, England
  • Jun 26 Henry Bromfield, South African cricketer (South African off-spinner in 9 Tests 1961-65), born in Mossel Bay, Cape Province
  • Jun 27 Hugh Wood, British composer, born in Parbold, Lancashire
  • Jun 27 Joachim Wohlgemuth, German writer, born in Prenzlau, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Jun 27 Anna Moffo, American soprano (Adventurers), born in Wayne, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • Jun 27 Eddie Kasko, American Major League baseball player, born in Linden, New Jersey
  • Jun 27 Magali Noël [Guiffray], French actress and singer, born in Izmir, Turkey (d. 2015)
  • Jun 28 Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, Isleton CA, actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid)
  • Jun 30 Martin Mailman, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 5 Henry Taberer, cricket (bowl Trumper only Test wkt for South Africa), dies
  • Jun 7 Emil Paur, Austrian conductor, dies at 76
  • Jun 9 Natalia Janotha, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 76
  • Jun 12 René de Clerq, Flemish poet/writer (Book of Love), dies
  • Jun 12 Theodorus Heemskerk, lawyer/Dutch sec of state (1866..88), dies at 79
  • Jun 14 Dorimène Roy Desjardins, Canadian business pioneer
  • Jun 16 Frederik W Van Oaths, psychiatrist/writer (Blades of Grass), dies
  • Jun 16 Frederik Willem van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden), dies at 72
  • Jun 19 Solomon Tshkisho Platje, South African writer, dies
  • Jun 21 Marshall Taylor, American track cyclist and the first African American to achieve the level of world champion (1899 world track championships), dies from a heart attack at 53
  • Jun 22 Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (b. 1892)