Friday 15 January 1932
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dean Smith and Enrique Raxach.
Prestige, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching William Searle.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Dean Smith: US actor / relay runner (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Enrique Raxach: Composer.
- Louis Woodard Jones: New Rochelle, New York -- 4X400m relayer (1956 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- René Delville: French criminal, a murderer and thief sentenced to death and executed.
- Lou Jones: American sprinter (d. 2006).
- Georg Kerschensteiner: German educational theorist and reformer who was a leader in the growth of vocational education in Germany.
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