On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1932

Historical Events

  • Austria forbids demonstration by Nazis & anti fascists
  • British government signs trade agreement with Soviet Union

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Ford gives his 1st radio speech

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford
  • Jimmie Foxx wins AL MVP and Chuck Klein wins NL MVP

Famous Birthdays

  • Lloyd Haynes, American actor and TV writer (Pete Dixon-Room 222), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 1987)
  • Robert Reed, American actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse), born in Highland Park, Illinois (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Friedheim, Russian composer, dies at 72
  • Lindley M. Garrison, American lawyer and 46th U.S. Secretary of War (1913-16), dies at 67
1932 Highlights

About October 19, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra