On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1932

Historical Events

  • Engelbert Dollfuss becomes chancellor of Austria

Famous Deaths

  • Bipin Chandra Pal, Indian nationalist and freedom fighter, dies at 73
  • James "Bubber" Miley, American jazz trumpet and cornet player (Duke Ellington, 1923-29 - "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo"; "Black And Tan Fantasy"), dies of tuberculosis at 29
1932 Highlights

About May 20, 1932

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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