On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Gundaris PonĂ©, Latvian-American violinist, composer, and educator (NYU-New Paltz, 1964-94), born in Riga, Latvia (d. 1994)
  • Paul Anderson, American light super heavyweight lifter (Olympic gold 1956)
  • William J Hughes, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1975- )
1932 Highlights

About October 17, 1932

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

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra