1932 - October


  • October 1 – Babe Ruth makes his famous called shot in the fifth inning of game 3 of the 1932 World Series.
  • October 3 – Iraq becomes an independent kingdom under Faisal.
  • October 13– Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes lays the cornerstone for a new U.S. Supreme Court building.
  • October 15
    • Tata Airlines (later to become Air India) makes its first flight.
    • The Michigan Marching Band (then called the Varsity band) debuts Script Ohio at the Michigan versus Ohio State game in Columbus.
  • October 19 – Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden marries Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
  • October 23 – Fred Allen's radio comedy show debuts on CBS.
  • October 25 21-year old Michael D'Oyly Carte, grandson of theatrical impresario and hotelier Richard D'Oyly Carte, is killed in a car crash in Switzerland

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    The autumnal change of our woods has not yet made a deep impression on our own literature yet. October has hardly tinged our poetry.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)