JUNIOR FIREMEN PREVENTION PARADE - 1932 Buffalo, New York is the site for a fire prevention parade attended by 10,000 junior firemen who put on a parade and enjoy watching a demonstration on how to rappel down the side of a building.
TRACK & SWIM EVENTS - 1932 SUMMER OLYMPICS Winners of the 1932 Summer Olympics Games include the U.S. in men and women's 400 meter relay and Jean Shiley's high jump. Japan's Yasuji Miyazaki and Tatsugo Kawaishi win the 100 meter swim while U.S. Mickey Riley Galitzen takes first in diving and Helene Madison the women's 100 meter. The biggest surprise is Argentina's Juan Zabala who wins the marathon race in record time.
OPENING CEREMONIES - 1932 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES The opening ceremonies for the 10th Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California include 39 nations who take part in the March of Nations, a speech from Vice President Charles Curtis, peace doves released into the sky and more.
NEW HYDROPLANE BOAT - 1932 Thomas Alva Edison Lake demonstrates his new pontoon hydroplane boat shaped like a water bug. The boat shows unusual maneuvering qualities thanks to a rear float instead of a rudder and adjustable angles for the wing pontoons.
CONTE DE SAVOIA COMPLETES MAIDEN VOYAGE - 1932 The Conte de Savoia completes her maiden voyage thanks to crew member Gennaro Amatrudo who plugged a leak in a broken valve-port saving the ship from possible disaster. Passenger POV as the new Italian superliner safely arrives in New York City.
CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL LIFESTOCK EXPO - 1932 Aerials of the stockyards give way to the finest cattle and draft horses on display at the Chicago, Illinois Union Stockyards. The animals and their owners are competing in the annual International Farm Products Exposition but all are dwarfed by Lindy, hailed as the largest horse alive.
PRIX DE NATIONS EVENT - 1932 SUMMER OLYMPICS Army Brigadier General Harry D. Chamberlin and Japan's Lieutenant Takeichi Nishi both win the gold in the Prix des Nations event for mounted officers at the 1932 Summer Olympic Games.
IL DUCE ATTENDS BROTHER'S FUNERAL - 1932 Premier Benito Mussolini and his family are joined by hundreds in Forli, Italy for the funeral service of his beloved brother, Arnaldo, whose sudden and untimely death shocks the entire nation.
LINDBERGH BABY KIDNAPPING - 1932 - 1 Aerial and WS of the areas where police are searching for the possible location of the kidnapped Lindbergh baby. Meanwhile Colonel Lindbergh and negotiator Dr. John F. Condon pay out ransom sums to claimed kidnappers and inventor Thomas Marshall Jr. re-enacts the crime that would have been thwarted with his new alarm system.
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