World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1932 in the United States


1932 in the United States

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


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.


Federal Government




  • 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.






  • 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)



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

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.