On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1932

Historical Events

  • 1st US radio broadcast from a moving train (Belle Baker WABC from MD)

Famous Birthdays

  • William Smith, Columbia Mo, actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Any Which Way You Can, Hawaii 5-0), born in Columbia, Missouri
  • Yuri Anatoyevich Ponomaryov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 18 backup)

Famous Deaths

  • George Robert Canning, cricketer (the 4th Lord Harris), dies
1932 Highlights

About March 24, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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