On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1932

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Cole Porter's musical "Gay Divorcee" opens at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, NYC, later transferred to the Schubert Theater; runs for 248 performances

  • France & USSR sign non-aggression pact

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine Tisne, French composer, born in Lourdes, France (d. 1998)
  • Diane Ladd, American actress (Chinatown, Wild Angels, Wild at Heart), born in Meridian, Mississippi

Jacques Chirac

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

  • 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? 89 years
Leap Year: Yes

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