March 1932 calendar

March 1932

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 1932: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1932?


  • 01 Mar 1932 Charles Lindbergh III, the 20-month-old son of aviation hero Charles Lindbergh, is kidnapped from the family's new mansion in Hopewell, New Jersey. A ransom note demanding US$50,000 is left in their son's empty room.
  • 06 Mar 1932 John Philip Sousa, US composer ("Stars and Stripes Forever"), dies at age 77.
  • 07 Mar 1932 Riots at Ford factory in Dearborn, Michigan, kills 4.
  • 09 Mar 1932 Eamon De Valera becomes President of Ireland.
  • 19 Mar 1932 The Sydney Harbour Bridge is opened.
  • 20 Mar 1932 Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Kara-Kalpak ASSR.
  • 24 Mar 1932 First US radio broadcast from a moving train (Belle Baker, WABC from Maryland).
  • 27 Mar 1932 De Bataven soccer team forms in Gendt.
  • 29 Mar 1932 Jack Benny debuts on radio
  • 30 Mar 1932 Amelia Earhart is 1st woman to fly solo cross the Atlantic
  • 31 Mar 1932 Ford publicly unveils its V-8 engine.
  • 01 Mar 1932 Aviator Charles Lindbergh's 20-month-old son Charles Jr is kidnapped from his home in East Amwell, New Jersey. His body would not be found until May 12.


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