On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bo Goldman, American screenwriter (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), born in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Percy Fletcher, British composer, dies at 52
1932 Highlights

About September 10, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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