Wednesday 24 August 1932
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Graham Meale and Robert D Hales.
Love Me Tonight, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
while Sons by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 August 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)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Richard Graham Meale: Composer.
- Robert D Hales: LDS apostle.
- John Powless: American champion tennis player.
- Robert Hales: American captain and religious leader.
- Richard Meale: Australian pianist and composer (d. 2009).
- 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart
- Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the United States non-stop (from Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey).
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