On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1932

Historical Events

  • Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network)
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Pearl S Buck (Good Earth)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Glover, American actor (Diamonds are Forever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, born in Zaandam, Netherlands (d. 1987)
  • Malcolm Lipkin, English composer, born in Liverpool, England (d. 2017)
  • Maury Allen, American sportswriter and columnist (New York Post), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2010)
1932 Highlights

About May 2, 1932

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus