Thursday 18 August 1932
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William R Bennett and Luc Montagnier.
Love Me Tonight, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- William R Bennett: Premier of British Columbia.
- Luc Montagnier: French scientist, head of the Pasteur Institute, a virologist who was the first person to discover the virus responsible for AIDS, though another claimed the same distinction, American Robert Gallo, at close to the same time.
- Bill Bennett: Canadian lawyer and politician 27th Premier of British Columbia (d. 2015).
- Auguste Piccard / Max Cosijns reach 16,201m in a balloon
- Englishman James Mollisson is 1st to fly east to west over Atlantic
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