On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1932

Historical Events

  • Film "Bill of Divorcement" starring John Barrymore and Katharine Hepburn, directed by George Cukor premieres at the Mayfair

Famous Birthdays

  • Canon Paul Oestreicher, CEO (British section, Amnesty International
  • Jeremy Isaacs, general director (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden)
  • Mary Moon, Headmistress (Manchester High School for Girls)
  • Mehmood [Ali], Indian actor, singer, director and producer (Do Phoo!, Vardaan), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2004)
  • Peter Stormonth Darling, CEO (Mercury Asset Management Group)
  • Rainer Weiss, American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2017, LIGO), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Robert Benton, American writer/director (Kramer vs Kramer), born in Waxahachie, Texas
  • Ronald B Kitaj, US/British painter and graphic artist (pop art)
1932 Highlights

About September 29, 1932

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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