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
while Sons by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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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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