On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Alma Cogan, British pop singer ("Dreamboat"; "I Can't Tell a Waltz from a Tango"), born in Whitechapel, London, England (d. 1966)
  • Bill Fitch, American Basketball HOF coach (NBA C'ship 1981, Boston Celtics; NBA Coach of the Year 1976, 80; NBA All-Star coach 1982; Cleveland Cavaliers; NJ Nets, LA Clippers), born in Davenport, Iowa (d. 2022)
  • Claude Blanchard, French Canadian singer, comedian and actor, born in Joliette, Canada (d. 2006)
  • Paul Erdman, American economist and author (d. 2007)
1932 Highlights

About May 19, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 90 years and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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