What Happened on May 9, 1932

Historical Events

  • 57th Preakness: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 1:59.8
  • Piccadilly Circus, London, first lit by electricity
  • WOC-AM in Davenport Iowa merges with WHO to become WHO-WOC
1932 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Conrad Hunte, cricketer (great West Indian opener 1958-66)
  • David Plastow, CEO (Medical Research Council)
  • Gavin Lyall, British author (Conduct of Major Maxim, The Secret Servant), born in Birmingham, Warwickshire (d. 2003)
  • Geraldine McEwan, British actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), born in Old Windsor Berkshire (d. 2015)
  • J. Alex McMillan, American politician (Rep-R-NC, 1985-95), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
Born in 1932

About May 9, 1932

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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