On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Jindra, Czech rower (Olympic gold Coxed four 1952, bronze Eight 1960), born in Třeboň, Czech Republic (d. 2021)
  • Jean Boht, English actress (Bread, Distant Voices, Still Lives), born in Bebington, England

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJohn Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa, American composer (Stars & Stripes Forever), dies at 77

1932 Highlights

About March 6, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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