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1932 in the United States

 

1932 in the United States

1932 in the United States
Years: 1929 1930 193119321933 1934 1935

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48 stars (1912–59)

Timeline of United States history
History of the United States (1918–45)

Events from the year 1932 in the United States.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January–March

April–June

  • April 6 – U.S. president Herbert Hoover supports armament limitations.
  • May 12 – Ten weeks after his abduction, the infant son of Charles Lindbergh is found dead just a few miles from the Lindberghs' home.
  • May 20–21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
  • May 29 – The first of approximately 15,000 World War I veterans arrive in Washington, D.C. demanding the immediate payment of their military bonus, becoming known as the Bonus Army.
  • June 6 – The Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first gas tax in the United States at 1 cent per US gallon (0.26 ¢/L) sold.
  • June 29 – The comedy serial Vic and Sade debuts on NBC Radio.

July–September

October–December

Undated

Ongoing

Births

  • February 24 – Zell Miller, United States Senator from Georgia from 2000 till 2005.
  • March 31 – Thomas Beers, co-founder of the needle-pointing business Sudberry House
  • April 4 – Richard Lugar, United States Senator from Indiana from 1977 till 2013.
  • May 7 – Pete Domenici, United States Senator from New Mexico from 1973 till 2009.
  • June 10 – Bennett Johnston, United States Senator from Louisiana from 1972 till 1997.
  • July 29 – Nancy Landon Kassebaum, United States Senator from Kansas from 1978 till 1997.
  • August 1 – Meir Kahane, American-born Israeli rabbi and ultra-nationalist writer and political figure (died 1990)
  • August 8 – John Culver, United States Senator from Iowa from 1975 till 1981.
  • September 11 – Bob Packwood, United States Senator from Oregon from 1969 till 1995.
  • October 12 – Jake Garn, United States Senator from Utah from 1974 till 1993.
  • November 10 – Roy Scheider, actor and amateur boxer (died 2008)

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "Riding the Rails: Timeline of the Great Depression". American Experience. USA: Public Broadcasting Service. Retrieved November 2014. 

External links

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