1932 in History – What happened in year 1932

✅ Published on April 7th, 2009 in 20th Century in History

In history, year 1932 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1932.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1932 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
09 marchÉamon de Valera, one of the dominant political figures in twentieth-century Ireland, became President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State.
05 mayThe January 28 incident or first Shanghai incident was the conflict between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan in 1932 which was stopped by Shanghai Ceasefire Agreement, signed by both countries on 5th May.
09 mayPiccadilly Circus was lit by electricity for the first time on May 9, 1932.Piccadilly Circus is known for its video display and neon signs for advertisements. Initially incandescent light bulbs were used for the display, later on it was replaced by neon lights and moving signs that too replaced by LED displays by 2011.
24 juneA group of military and civilians engineered a bloodless coupin Siam, ending the absolute rule of the Chakri Dynasty.
01 julyAustralia's national broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, was formed
09 julyThe Brazilian Federal Government was revolted the state of Sao Paulo. This started constitutionalist revolution in Brazil. This event was occurred when Getúlio Vargas forcibly declared himself as President of Brazil. The locals of state revolted against this and thus start a constitutionalist revolution.
28 julyU.S. President Herbert Hoover ordered the eviction of the'Bonus Army'—a group of veterans who were occupying governmentproperty to demand immediate payment for money owed.
16 septemberMahatma Gandhi commences his hunger strike in attempts to abolish the new Birtish Caste Separation Laws.
23 septemberThe Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz merged with Al-Hasa and Qatif to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with Ibn Saud as the first monarch and Riyadh as the capital city.
26 septemberMahatma Gandhi conceded to breaking his death fast after 6 days and 5 hrs. This is after the British Government had approved most of the compromise plan on the privileges of Indian Untouchables, “shudras”, in the legislative elections.
03 octoberIraq, became a sovereign State attaining complete independence from Great Britain.
08 octoberThe Indian Air Force was founded as an auxiliary air force ofthe Indian Empire.
15 octoberTata Airlines makes its first flight today.
15 octoberAir India, the flag carrier airline of India, began operationsas Tata Airlines.
02 novemberThe Australian military began a 'war against emus', aflightless native bird blamed for widespread damage to crops in WesternAustralia.
01 decemberBlasts in sewers and gas pipes over a 6 square miles radius in the city of Northern Montréal caused panic and fright amongst the inhabitants.
05 decemberThe Soviet Union decided to shift the distribution of food, clothing, and other supplies to the factories, out of the hands of the government. Ration cards were to be given to the public and it was up to the factories to procure the goods.
19 decemberThe BBC launched its World Service, now the world's largest international broadcaster, as BBC Empire Service.
05 MayJapan and China signed peace agreements.
13 JuneA peace agreement was signed between Britain and France.
25 JuneThe Indian cricket team played its first Test match at the Lord's ground in Britain.
29 JuneThe Soviet Union and China signed the Non-aggression Pact.
08 JulyThe US stock index Dow Jones reached a low of 41 points in the Great Depression.
24 JulyRamakrishna Mission Service Establishment was established.
30 JulyThe tenth modern Olympic Games began in Las Angeles, USA.
24 SeptemberPoona Pack signed for the rights of untouchables at Yerwada Central Jail, Pune between Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar.
24 SeptemberBengal's revolutionary nationalist Pritilata Wadeedar became the first woman to lay down her life for the country's independence.
26 SeptemberManmohan Singh, the 13th Prime Minister of the country, was born in a village in the Punjab province of undivided India.
27 SeptemberThe romance king of Indian films Yash Chopra was born.
29 SeptemberIndia's famous comedian and producer-director Mahmood was born.


Famous birthdays in the year 1932:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 January Peter Redgrove / Poet / United Kingdom
02 OctoberMaury Wills / Baseball Player / United States of America
04 AprilAnthony Perkins / Actor / United States of America
06 AugustMichael Deeley / Writer / United Kingdom
07 JuneTina Brooks / Composer / United States of America
16 DecemberQuentin Blake / Author / United Kingdom
18 JuneDudley R. Herschbach / Academic / United States of America
21 JulyKaye Stevens / Actress / United States of America
21 DecemberEdward Hoagland / Author / United States of America
21 January John Chaney / Basketball Player / United States of America
21 January Bill Bell / Business Man / United Kingdom
25 SeptemberGlenn Gould / Composer / Canada
25 JunePeter Blake / Painter / United Kingdom
26 AprilFrancis Lai / Composer / France
26 SeptemberDonna Douglas / Actress / United States of America
27 NovemberBenigno Aquino / Politician / Philippines
28 SeptemberVíctor Jara / Singer / Chile
29 NovemberFernando Guillén / Actor / Spain
29 NovemberJacques Chirac / Politician / France
29 February Gene H. Golub / Academic / United States of America

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1932:

YearName / Profession / Country
21 DecemberU. R. Ananthamurthy / Poet / India
10 MayK. Sivathamby / Teacher / India
15 JuneZia Fariduddin Dagar / Singer / India
06 DecemberKamleshwar / Author / India
05 JanuaryC Rangarajan / Economist / India
27 SeptemberYash Chopra / Director / India
15 DecemberT. N. Seshan / Civil Servant / India
10 March Udupi Ramachandra Rao / Engineer / India
26 SeptemberDr. Manmohan Singh / Economist / India
05 DecemberNadira / Actress / India
08 JulyGhulam Hassan Sofi / Singer / India
25 MarchAziz Mushabber Ahmadi / Lawyer / India
26 SeptemberManmohan Singh / Politician / India
24 DecemberColin Cowdrey / Cricketer / India
01 AugustMeena Kumari / Actress / India
26 AprilIsrar Ahmed / Philosopher / India
21 DecemberU R. Ananthamurthy / Writer / India
01 JanuaryMohsina Kidwai / Politician / India
28 DecemberDhirubhai Ambani / Business Man / India
01 MayS. M. Krishna / Politician / India
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