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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1932.
The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1932: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1932?


Events

  • 02 Aug 1932 Charlie Grimm replaces Roger Hornsby as manager of Chicago Cubs.
  • 08 Aug 1932 Congress creates Silver Star medal for gallantry.
  • 10 Aug 1932 In Archie, Missouri, USA a falling meteoroid strikes a homestead; no injuries.
  • 13 Aug 1932 Yankee pitcher Red Ruffing homers andwins game 1-0 in 10 tying
  • 14 Aug 1932 10th Olympic Games at Los Angeles closes
  • 18 Aug 1932 Auguste Piccard / Max Cosijns reach 16,201m in a balloon
  • 19 Aug 1932 46th US Womens Tennis: Helen Jacobs beats Carolin A Babcock (62 62)
  • 21 Aug 1932 Wes Ferrell is 1st to win 20 games in each of his 1st 4 seasons
  • 22 Aug 1932 BBS begins experimental regular TV broadcasts
  • 24 Aug 1932 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart
  • 25 Aug 1932 Amelia Earhart completes transcontinental flight
  • 27 Aug 1932 200,000 English textile workers strike
  • 29 Aug 1932 International Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam

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Movies

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Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Country: United States of America

Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

Starring: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America

Confession

Confession

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Kay Francis, Basil Rathbone, Ian Hunter, Jane Bryan

The Last of the Mohicans

The Last of the Mohicans

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Eric Schweig

Country: United States of America