1932

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May 19, 2022

1932 was a leap year.

Events

January

January 28 - Japan occupies Shanghai.

February

February 16 - Ireland's general election is won by the Fiana Feil party, a separate wing of Shin Fein, and its leader, Eamon de Valera, becomes chairman of the Executive Committee of the Free State of Ireland.

March

March 3 - Japan declares independence from Manchuria, led by ousted Chinese Emperor Pu Yi (Emperors of Manchukuo). March 4 - Asteroid 1241 Dyson is discovered, named after English astronomer Frank Dyson.

April

May

Jun

Jul

July 5 - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar becomes Prime Minister of Portugal.

August

September

6-7. September - Velebit Uprising September 23 - Nejad, Hedjas and several other areas annexed by the Saudi dynasty in the Arabian Peninsula under the auspices of Great Britain, are united in the state of Saudi Arabia.

October

November

November 8 - In the US presidential election, Democratic Party candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president of the United States by defeating incumbent Republican President Herbert Hoover.

December

Birth

January

January 3 - Dabney Coleman, American actor January 5 - Umberto Eco, Italian writer, philosopher, semiologist, literary theorist, essayist and medieval historian (prem. 2016) January 9 - Božidar Pavićević, Serbian actor (prem. 2004) January 16 - Diane Fossie, American zoologist and protector of mountain gorillas (1985) January 22 - Piper Laurie, American actress January 27 - Zoran Prljincevic, Serbian football player (prem. 2013)

February

February 2 - Bosiljka Boci, Serbian actress (prem. 1997) February 5 - Cesare Maldini, Italian footballer and football coach (prem. 2016) February 6 - Francois Trifo, French director, screenwriter, producer, actor and film critic (prem. 1984) February 8 - John Williams, American composer, conductor and pianist February 9 - Kruno Valentić, Croatian actor (prem. 2000) February 18 - Miloš Forman, Czech-American director, screenwriter and actor (prem. 2018) February 26 - Johnny Cash, American musician, actor and writer (prem. 2003) February 27 - Elizabeth Taylor, American-English actress (prem. 2011)

March

March 4 - Miriam Makeba, South African singer, actress and activist