On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1932

Historical Events

  • England beats Scotland, 16-3 at Twickenham, London to force a 3-way share with Wales and Ireland of renewed Home Nations Rugby Championship; France expelled, alleged professionalism
  • The Sydney Harbour Bridge is opened

Famous Birthdays

  • Gay Brewer, American golfer (US Masters 1967), born in Middletown, Ohio (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Barrett, Irish heavyweight wrestler and all-round sportsman (Olympic gold tug-of-war 1908), dies at 54
1932 Highlights

About March 19, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces