On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Gregg, Irish soccer goalkeeper (25 caps Northern Ireland; Manchester United) and manager (Shrewsbury Town, Swansea, Crewe Alexandra), born in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland (d. 2020)
  • Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (Trout), born in Paris, France (d. 2007)
  • Kathy Cornelius, American golfer (US Open 1956), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Person of interestSylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath, American poet and novelist (Colossus, 3 Women, Bell Jar), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1963)

Author and Poet Sylvia Plath
Author and Poet
Sylvia Plath

1932 Highlights

About October 27, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio