Monday 5 December 1932
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Little Richard [Wayne Penniman] in Macon and Little Richard.
A Farewell to Arms, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Little Richard [Wayne Penniman] in Macon: Georgia, USA; rocker ("Tutti Frutti", "Lucille").
- Little Richard: American musician and minister alternately, the self-styled King of rock'n'roll.
- Alf Dubs: Baron Dubs Czech-English politician.
- Sheldon Glashow: American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Jim Hurtubise: American race car driver (d. 1989).
- German-born Swiss physicist Albert Einstein is granted an American visa.
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