1932 in the United States

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

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Events from the year 1932 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

  • 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.

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