On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1932

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Cole Porter's musical "Gay Divorcee" premieres in NYC

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter
  • France & USSR sign non-aggression pact

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine Tisne, composer
  • Diane Ladd, American actress (Chinatown, Wild Angels, Wild at Heart), born in Meridian, Mississippi

Person of interestJacques Chirac

Jacques Chirac, President of France (1995-2007) and Prime Minister of France (1974-76, 1986-88), born in Paris, France (d. 2019)

President of France Jacques Chirac
President of France
Jacques Chirac
  • John Gary [Strader], American singer (Cold), born in Watertown, New York (d. 1998)
  • Stephen A. DiMauro, American thoroughbred racing jockey, trainer, breeder and owner (Eclipse Award 1975; Lady Pitt, Dearly Precious, Nassipour, Wajima), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2020)
1932 Highlights

About November 29, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius