On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 Packwood, American attorney and politician (U.S. Senator from Oregon), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Peter Anderson, English footballer (Plymouth Argyle), born in Devonport, England
  • Sonny [Herbert Leon] Callahan, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama), born in Mobile, Alabama

Famous Deaths

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