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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1932?


Events

  • 02 May 1932 Pulitzer prize awarded to Pearl S Buck (Good Earth)
  • 03 May 1932 24 tourists begin first air-charter holiday (London, England, to Basle, Switzerland).
  • 04 May 1932 Al Capone, convict of income tax evasion, enters Atlanta Penitentiary
  • 05 May 1932 Japan and China sign a peace treaty.
  • 07 May 1932 58th Kentucky Derby: Eugene James aboard Burgoo King wins in 2:05.2
  • 09 May 1932 WOC-AM in Davenport Iowa merges with WHO to become WHO-WOC
  • 10 May 1932 Government declares "Wilhelmus" Netherlands national anthem.
  • 12 May 1932 Body of kidnapped Son of Charles Lindbergh is found in Hopewell, New Jersey
  • 13 May 1932 Russian Composer Dmitri Sjostakovitch marries Nina Varsar
  • 14 May 1932 We Want Beer! parade in New York
  • 15 May 1932 The May 15 Incident: in an attempted Coup d'etat, the Prime Minister of Japan Inukai Tsuyoshi is killed.
  • 17 May 1932 US Congress changes the name "Porto Rico" to "Puerto Rico".
  • 20 May 1932 Engelbert Dollfuss becomes chancellor of Austria.
  • 21 May 1932 1st transatlantic solo flight by a woman (Amelia Earhart) lands
  • 23 May 1932 Sir Hubert Ferdinand Opperman sets 24 hour record of 860 mi, 367 yards
  • 26 May 1932 Admiral Makoto Saito forms parliament in Tokyo.
  • 28 May 1932 Dam closed, at current monument (South Seas)
  • 29 May 1932 World War I Veterans begin to assemble in Washington, DC in the Bonus Army to request cash bonuses promised to them to be paid in 1945.

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Movies

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City of God

City of God

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Country: United States of America

The Pianist

The Pianist

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Country: United States of America

L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Country: United States of America

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Directed by: Mansoor Khan

Starring: Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi