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
while The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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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