November 1932 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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 15 Walt Disney Art School created
  • Nov 17 German government of von Papen resigns

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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.
  • Nov 27 Poland & USSR sign non-aggression treaty
  • Nov 29 France & USSR sign non-aggression pact

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 2 Henri Namphy, President of Haiti (1986-88), born in Cap-Ha├»tien, Haiti
  • Nov 2 Romano Mazzoli, American politician (Rep-D-KY, 1971-95), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Nov 2 Melvin Schwartz, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 3 Thomas J Manton, (Rep-D-NY, 1985- )
  • Nov 4 Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (d. 2004)
  • Nov 5 Arthur L Liman, American trial lawyer (Oliver North), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 7 Harry Lammertink, [Yrrah], Dutch cartoonist (Vrij Netherland)
  • Nov 8 Richard E Lawyer, astronaut, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 8 Ben[jamin William] Bova, American sci-fi author (Exiled from Earth)
  • Nov 9 Marian Christy, American author (Invasions of Privacy), born in Ridgefield, Connecticut
  • Nov 22 Keith Wickenden, British politician (d. 1983)
  • Nov 23 Michael Knight, air chief marshall/British leader (NATO)
  • Nov 23 Michel David-Weill, French investment banker
  • Nov 26 Marten Beinema, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • Nov 27 Benigno Aquino Jr, Philippine opposition leader; assassinated
  • Nov 29 Jacques Chirac, French politician
  • Nov 30 David Lightbown, British politician and government whip
  • Nov 30 Cho Namchul, South Korean professional Go player (d. 2006)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 9 Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Russian 2nd wife of Joseph Stalin, commits suicide at 31
  • Nov 16 Carry van Bruggen, [de Haan], Dutch author (Eva), dies at 51
  • Nov 19 Marie MJ Poupelet, French sculptor/poster artist, dies
  • Nov 21 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument Argentina), dies
  • Nov 22 William Walker Atkinson, American author (b. 1862)