1932 - November


  • November 1 – The San Francisco Opera House opens.
  • November 7 – Buck Rogers in the 25th Century debuts on American radio. It is the first science fiction program on radio.
  • November 8 – U.S. presidential election, 1932: Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt defeats Republican President Herbert Hoover in a landslide victory.
  • November 9
    • Riots between conservative and socialist supporters in Switzerland leave 13 dead, 60 injured.
    • A hurricane and huge waves kill about 2,500 in Santa Cruz del Sur in the worst natural disaster in Cuban history.
  • November 16 – New York City's Palace Theatre fully converts to a cinema, which is considered the final death knell of vaudeville as a popular entertainment in the United States.
  • November 19 – The second wife of Joseph Stalin is found dead in her home.
  • November 21 – German president Hindenburg begins negotiations with Adolf Hitler about the formation of a new government.
  • November 24 – In Washington, D.C., the FBI Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory (better known as the FBI Crime Lab) officially opens.
  • November 30 – The Polish Cipher Bureau breaks the German Enigma cipher.

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