Tuesday 2 August 1932
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marvin David Levy and James Cash.
The Thirteenth Guest, directed by Albert Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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- St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
- St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
- St. Stephen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
- Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
- Bulgaria/Republic of Macedonia - Ilinden (St. Ilya Day), a day of remembrance of the Ilinden Uprising
- Costa Rica - Our Lady of the Angels
- Day of airborne forces in Russia
- Marvin David Levy: Composer.
- James Cash: American homicide victim kidnapped and killed by suffocation on 5/28/1938 by McCall.
- Peter O'Toole: Irish actor whose charismatic appeal appeared on-screen from 1959.
- Lamar Hunt: American businessman co-founded the American Football League and World Championship Tennis (d. 2006).
- Gheorghe Cucu: Composer, dies at 50.
- Charlie Grimm replaces Roger Hornsby as manager of Chicago Cubs.
- Carl Anderson of CalTech discovers the anti-electron, the positron.
- The positron (antiparticle of the electron) is discovered by Carl D. Anderson.
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