Wednesday August 24, 1932
US date format: 8/24/1932, UK date format: 24/8/1932
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 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 John Powless and Robert D Hales.
Blondie of the Follies, directed by Edmund Goulding, 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 August 24, 1932?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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- 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart