Friday 13 May 1932
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 13 May 1932 and get them!
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Which were the important events of 13 May 1932 ?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
See other famous people born on 13 May
Gianni Boncompagni: Italian radio host, lyricist, television writer and director of television.
- Russian Composer Dmitri Sjostakovitch marries Nina Varsar
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1932?
- Science: Science vol. 75 issue 1950
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rt. Reverend Freemen -- May 9, 1932
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck’s epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one family’s shifting fortunes.Though more than seventy years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained ...
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Second in the trilogy that began with The Good Earth, Buck's classic and starkly real tale of sons rising against their honored fathers tells of the bitter struggle to the death between the old and the new in China.
Louis Golding (1895-1958), a Ukrainian-Jewish writer born in Manchester, wrote Magnolia Street, a 1932 bestseller based on the Hightown area of Manchester, as it was in the 1920s featuring a street divided into 'gentile' and 'Jewish' sides.
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