On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1932

Historical Events

  • The "Great Emu War" begins: Australian soldiers armed with Lewis Guns sought to cull the Emu population over crop destruction in Campion district, Western Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • George Sholty, American harness driver (2,934 career wins; $20 million+ purse money), born in Logansport, Indiana (d. 2000)
  • Henri Namphy, President of Haiti (1986-88), born in Cap-Ha├»tien, Haiti
  • Melvin Schwartz, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass), born in NYC, New York
  • Romano Mazzoli, American politician (Rep-D-KY, 1971-95), born in Louisville, Kentucky
1932 Highlights

About November 2, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio