Monday 9 May 1932
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gavin Lyall and J Alex McMillan American politician (Representative-Republican-North Carolina.
Grand Hotel, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1932 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Gavin Lyall: Author (Conduct of Major Maxim).
- J Alex McMillan American politician (Representative-Republican-North Carolina: 1985-).
- David Plastow: CEO (Medical Research Council).
- Roger Dumas: French film actor who has appeared in over 100 films since 1954.
- Don Jordan: American administrator and CEO in charge of Houston Industries, a cable TV and part nuclear utility company.
- Geraldine McEwan: Scottish actress (d. 2015)
- WOC-AM in Davenport Iowa merges with WHO to become WHO-WOC
- Piccadilly Circus, London, England, is first lit by electricity.
- 58th Preakness: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 1:59.8.
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