On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1932

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Babe Ruth’s legendary call; sledged by Cubs dugout, points to center-field before homering into the Wrigley Field bleachers in 5th inning, Game 3 of the World Series; NY Yankees win, 7-5

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Oswald Mosley forms British Union of Fascists

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Collins, American blues guitarist (Ice Pickin'; Don't Lose Your Cool; Showdown!), born in Leona, Texas (d. 1993)
1932 Highlights

About October 1, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra