What Happened on September 11, 1932

Historical Events

  • Franciszek Żwirko and Stanisław Wigura, Polish Challenge 1932 winners, are killed in a plane crash when their RWD 6 crashes into the ground during a storm.

Famous Birthdays

Bob PackwoodBob Packwood (90 years old)

American attorney and politician (U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1969-95), born in Portland, Oregon

  • Ian Hamer, British jazz trumpeter and session musician (Beatles - "Got To Get You Into My Life"; Top of the Pops studio band), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2006)
  • Peter Anderson, English footballer (Plymouth Argyle), born in Devonport, England (d. 2009)
  • Sonny Callahan [Herbert Leon Callahan], American politician (Rep-R-Alabama 1985-2003), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2021)
Born in 1932

Famous Deaths

  • Franciszek Zwirko and Stanislaw Wigura, Polish pilots (Żwirko b. 1895 Wigura b. 1901)
1932 Highlights

About September 11, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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