What happened in 1932 - Annette 


World:  Nazis lead in German elections with 230 Reichstag seats.

Famine is widespread in U.S.S.R.

World Statistics

Population: 4.378 billion

U.S. Statistics
President: Herbert C. Hoover

Vice President: Charles Curtis

Population: 124,840,471

Federal spending: $4.66 billion

Consumer Price Index: $13.7

Unemployment: 24.1%

Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02 ($0.03 as of 7/6/32)



Science
 

Carl David Anderson discovers the positron, a subatomic particle.

Physicists Sir John Douglas Cockcroft and Ernest Walton 
split the atom for the first time.

James Chadwick discovers the sub-atomic neutron.


More:  www.infoplease.com
 

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