On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1932

Historical Events

  • Germany forbids SA/SS-gang fights
  • Sutcliffe and Holmes make 555 opening cricket stand for Yorks v Essex

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

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

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Famous Birthdays

  • Ralph Robins, CEO (Rolls-Royce)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik W Van Oaths, psychiatrist/writer (Blades of Grass), dies
  • Frederik Willem van Eeden, Dutch utopian writer (Walden), dies at 72
1932 Highlights

About June 16, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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