On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1932

Historical Events

  • Congress approves "Lindbergh Act" making kidnapping a federal offense (amended 1934)
  • NL finally approves players wearing numbers

Famous Birthdays

  • Amrish Puri, Indian actor (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom- Mola Ram, Mr. India- Mogambo), born in Lahore, Punjab (d. 2005)
  • Michael Horvit, American composer, born in New York City
  • Prunella Scales, British actress (Fawlty Towers, A Question of Attribution), born in Sutton Abinger, Surrey

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (b. 1892)
1932 Highlights

About June 22, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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