On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Wernher von Braun named head of German liquid-fuel rocket program

Rocket Scientist Wernher von Braun
Rocket Scientist
Wernher von Braun

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Arbour, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman, coach and executive (coach NY Islanders Stanley Cup 1980-83), born in Sudbury, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • John Clark, British actor and director (The Two of Us, Saint Joan), born in London, England