Thursday 15 September 1932
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Bonte and Carol Lawrence.
Maedchen in Uniform, directed by Leontine Sagan, 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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- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Pierre Bonte
- Carol Lawrence: American actress and singer in Broadway productions that included "West Side Story" with fame on TV variety shows, dramas, comedies and commercials.
- Neil Bartlett: English chemist, produced xenon hexafluoroplatinate (Born Sept.
- Charles Hutchison Gabriel: Composer, dies at 76.
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