What Happened on September 10, 1932

Historical Events

  • Dodgers' Johnny Frederick hits record 6th pinch-hit HR of the season
  • Independent City Owned Rapid Transit Railroad (IND) opens in NYC

US Men's Tennis Open

US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills: American Ellsworth Vines successfully defends his title; beats Frenchman Henri Cochet 6–4, 6–4, 6–4

1932 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Bo Goldman, American Academy Award-winning screenwriter (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest; Melvin and Howard), and playwright, born in New York City (d. 2023)
Born in 1932

Famous Deaths

  • Percy Fletcher, British composer, dies at 52

About September 10, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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