Fun 1932 Trivia Questions And Answers
The United States Post Office Department issues a set of 12
stamps commemorating what?
A: The 200th anniversary of George Washington's birth.
Who do the British arrest and intern?
A: Mohandas Gandhi and Vallabhbhai Patel.
The Stimson Doctrine is proclaimed, in response to what?
A: The Japanese invasion of Manchuria.
In Great Britain the Archbishop of Canterbury forbids what?
A: Anglican church remarriage of divorced persons.
Korean nationalist Lee Bong-chang fails in his effort to do
A: To assassinate the Shōwa Emperor of Japan.
Who becomes the first woman elected to the United States
A: Hattie W. Caraway.
What British submarine sinks with all 60 hands?
What novel by Aldous Huxley, is first published?
A: Brave New World.
What arrives in Nanking?
A: Japanese warships.
The League of Nations again recommends negotiations between
what two countries?
A: Republic of China and Japan.
Where are the 1932 Winter Olympics held?
A: In Lake Placid, New York.
Who does Pope Pius XI meet with in Vatican City?
A: Benito Mussolini.
Charles Lindbergh, Jr., the infant son of Anne Morrow
Lindbergh and Charles Lindbergh, is what?
A: Kidnapped from the family home near Hopewell, New Jersey.
Who is assassinated by the radical right-wing League of
A: Dan Takuma, prominent Japanese businessman and director of the Mitsui Zaibatsu conglomerate.
Four people are killed when police fire upon 3,000
unemployed autoworkers doing what?
A: Marching outside the Ford River Rouge Plant in Dearborn, Michigan.
What does George Eastman, founder of Kodak, do?
A: He commits suicide.
Peace negotiations begin between what two countries?
A: China and Japan.
The Graf Zeppelin begins a regular route to where?
A: South America.
The movie Tarzan the Ape Man opens, with what Olympic gold
medal swimmer in the title role. ?
A: Johnny Weissmuller.
How many Tarzan movies does Weissmuller star in?
President Hoover supports armament limitations at the what?
A: World Disarmament Conference.
The trial against what fraudulent art dealer begins in
A: Otto Wacker.
Who is re-elected president of Germany?
A: Paul von Hindenburg.
John Cockcroft and Ernest Walton focus a proton beam on
lithium and do what?
A: Split its nucleus.
German art dealer Otto Wacker is sentenced to what?
A: 19 months in prison for selling fraudulent paintings he attributed to Vincent van Gogh.
What comedian's radio show airs for the first time?
A: Jack Benny's.
Who becomes the new president of France?
A: Albert Lebrun.
Ten weeks after his abduction, the infant son of Charles
Lindbergh is what?
A: Found dead just a few miles from the Lindbergh home.
Amelia Earhart flies from the United States to County
Londonderry, Northern Ireland in how long?
A: 14 hours 54 minutes.
The first of approximately 15,000 World War I veterans
arrive in Washington, D.C. demanding what?
A: The immediate payment of their military bonus, becoming known as the Bonus Army.
The Revenue Act of 1932 is enacted, creating the first
A: Gas tax in the United States.
After a relatively bloodless military rebellion, Siam
becomes a what?
A: Constitutional monarchy.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its what?
A: Lowest level of the Great Depression, bottoming out at 41.22.
President Hoover orders the U.S. Army to do what?
A: Forcibly evict the Bonus Army of World War I veterans gathered in Washington, D.C.
Where are the 1932 Summer Olympics held?
A: In Los Angeles.
Where does Walt Disney's Flowers and Trees, the first
animated cartoon to be presented in full Technicolor, premiere?
A: In Los Angeles
The first "what" is discovered by Carl D. Anderson?
A 5.1 kg chondrite-type meteorite breaks fragments and
strikes earth near where?
A: The town of Archie, Missouri.
Who reaches an altitude of 16,197 m (53,140 ft) with a hot
A: Auguste Piccard.
Who begins a hunger strike in Poona prison, India?
A: Mohandas K. Gandhi.
Babe Ruth makes his what?
A: Famous called shot in the fifth inning of game 3 of the 1932 World Series.
Fred Allen's radio comedy show debuts on what radio