Historical Events in November 1932

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Nov 1 Wernher von Braun named head of German liquid-fuel rocket program

Rocket Scientist Werner von Braun
Rocket Scientist
Werner von Braun
  • Nov 2 The "Great Emu War" begins: Australian soldiers armed with Lewis Guns sought to cull the Emu population over crop destruction in Campion district, Western Australia

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Nov 5 Benito Mussolini frees 16,000 convicts

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Nov 6 German election - KPD defeats NSDAP
  • Nov 7 1st broadcast of "Buck Rogers in the 25th century" on CBS-radio
  • Nov 8 "Make Mine Music" debuts

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 8 Amidst the Great Depression, Democrat candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected President of the United States, defeating Republican incumbent Herbert Hoover

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover
  • Nov 9 Hurricane storm wave sweeps over Santa Cruz del Sur Cuba kills 2,500
  • Nov 9 Riots between conservative and socialist supporters in Switzerland kill 12 and injure 60.
  • Nov 12 24 killed at Lancashire mine explosion
  • Nov 12 10th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 28-7 in Baltimore
  • Nov 15 Walt Disney Art School created
  • Nov 17 German government of von Papen resigns
  • Nov 18 "Flowers & Trees" receives 1st Academy Award for a cartoon

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Nov 18 5th Academy Awards: Fredric March and Wallace Beery in 1st ever tie for Best Actor. "Grand Hotel" and Helen Hayes also win.

  • Nov 19 Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game

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Nov 19 Shaft & Thyssen demand Hitler become German chancellor

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Nov 20 Earthquake at Uden Netherlands
  • Nov 22 Pump patented that computes quantity and price delivered
  • Nov 24 In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.

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Nov 26 Bradman completes 10,000 runs in first-class cricket, 126 innings

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nov 27 Poland & USSR sign non-aggression treaty

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Nov 28 Groucho Marx performs on radio for the first time

Comedian Groucho Marx
Comedian
Groucho Marx
  • Nov 29 France & USSR sign non-aggression pact
  • Nov 29 Cole Porters musical "Gay Divorcee" premieres in NYC