Sunday September 18, 1932
US date format: 9/18/1932, UK date format: 18/9/1932
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 18, 1932). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include André Badin and Henri Meschonnic.
Tiger Shark, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 18, 1932?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Actress Peg Entwistle commits suicide by jumping from the letter ''H'' in the Hollywood sign.
- Ibn Saud unites several kingdoms of the Arabian Peninsula, creating a new nation that he calls Saudi Arabia.