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1932 January


January 2nd
In 1932, J. V. Stalin's greetings to the staff of the Molotov Automobile Works (Nizhni-Novgorod) in connection with the inauguration of the works are published in Pravda, No. 2.
January 4th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin writes greetings to the workers and the executive staff of the Saratov Harvester Combine Works on the occasion of the completion of the construction and the inauguration of the works. The greetings are published in Pravda, No. 5, January 5, 1932.
January 15th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin writes a reply to Olekhnovich with reference to the letter "Some Questions Concern ing the History of Bolshevism" sent to the editorial board of the magazine Proletarskaya Revolutsia. The reply was published in the magazine Bolshevik, No. 16, August 30, 1932.
Before January 21st
In 1932, Stalin takes part in the work of the commission of the C.C., CPSU(B) for preparing the draft resolution "Directives for Drawing up the Second Five -Year Plan for the National Economy of the USSR (1933-1937)." The resolution was adopted at the Seventeenth Conference of the CPSU(B) and endorsed by the plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B) on February 4, 1932.
In 1932, USSR & Finland stop non-attack treaty.
January 21st
In 1932, Stalin attends the memorial meeting at the Bolshoi Theatre to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the death of V. I. Lenin.
January 25th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin writes an answer to Aristov with reference to the letter "Some Questions Concerning the History of Bolshevism" sent to the editorial board of the magazine Proletarskaya Revolutsia. The reply was published in the magazine Bolshevik, No. 16, August 30, 1932.
January 27th
Hitler spricht vor dem Industrie-Club in Dusseldorf.
January 29th
In 1932, Stalin, at a joint plenum of the Leningrad Regional and City Committees of the CPSU(B), is elected a delegate to the Seventeenth All-Union Party Conference.
January 30th
In 1932, Stalin, at a joint plenum of the Moscow Regional and City Committees of the CPSU(B), is elected a delegate to the Seventeenth All-Union Party Conference.
January 30-February 4th
In 1932, Stalin directs the work of the Seventeenth Conference of the CPSU(B).

1932 February


February 4th
In 1932, Stalin directs the work of the plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B).
February 9th
In 1932, US airship Columbia crashes during storm (Flushing, NY).
February 10th - April 1st
In 1932, Stalin directs the work of the commission of the C.C., CPSU(B) on questions of the production of goods for mass consumption.
February 22nd
In 1932, the Purple Heart Award was reinstituted.
February 25th
In 1932, Immigrant Adolf Hitler gets German citizenship.

1932 March


March 1st
In 1932, the 20-month old infant son of aviator Charles and Anne Lindbergh was kidnapped from the family's home near Hopewell, New Jersey. (Remains identified as those of the baby were found the following May.) Bruno Richard Hauptman is later convicted and put to death in 1936.
In 1932, Manchuria becomes Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo.
March 17th
In 1932, first Hitler 30% for the presidency.
March 17th
In 1932, German police raid Hitler's nazi-headquarter.
March 21st
In 1932, outbreak of tornadoes in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee killed 268.
March 29th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin writes a message of greetings to the workers and the administrative and technical personnel of the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works Project on the occasion of the inauguration and mastering the technique of the giant blast furnace, the first of its kind in the USSR and Europe. The greetings are published in Pravda, No. 89, March 30, 1932.

1932 April


April 7th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin's article, "The Importance and Tasks of the Complaints Bureaus," is published in Pravda, No. 97.
April 10th
In 1932, German president Paul Von Hindenburg was re-elected, with Adolf Hitler coming in second.
=Elections of 1932, Hindenburg defeated Hitler 53% to 37% for the presidency.
April 20th
In 1932, Stalin attends the opening in the Bolshoi Theatre of the Ninth All-Union Congress of Trade Unions. The congress elects J. V. Stalin to its honorary presidium.
April 23st
In 1932, Stalin is made a member of the commission of the C.C., CPSU(B) on the irrigation of the Trans-Volga area.
April 24th
In 1932, The decision, adopted on J. V. Stalin's initiative, of the C.C., CPSU(B) on the reconstruction of literary and art organizations and the creation of a single Union of Soviet Writers is published in Pravda, No. 114.

1932 May


May 1st
In 1932, Stalin is present at the May Day military parade of the Moscow Garrison and the demonstration of the working people of the capital in the Red Square.
May 2nd
In 1932, Stalin together with other leaders of the Party and the Government receives in the Kremlin participants in the May Day parade.
May 3rd
In 1932, Stalin replies to questions of Ralph V. Barnes.
May 5th
In 1932, Hindenburg defeated Hitler 53% to 37% for the presidency, but there was no majority in the Reichstag for any party.
May 8th
In 1932, Stalin, by decision of the Political Bureau of the C.C., CPSU(B), is made a member of the commission on checking fulfillment of the decisions of the central bodies relating to the production of goods for mass consumption.
May 12th
In 1932, the body of the kidnapped son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh was found in a wooded area of Hopewell, New Jersey.
May 23rd
In 1932, The decision of the Council of People's Commissars, USSR and the C.C., CPSU(B) of May 22, 1932, on "The Fight against Drought and the Irrigation of the Trans-Volga Area," signed by J. V. Stalin and V. M. Molotov. is published in Pravda, No. 141.
May 24th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin's greetings to the men and women shock brigaders, the technical personnel and the executive staff of the Kuznetsk Iron and Steel Works for having achieved high records of pig iron output and Bolshevik tempos in mastering the most up-to-date technique are published in Pravda, No. 142.
Stalin is present at the sports parade in the Red Square, Moscow.
May 29th
In 1932, World War I veterans began arriving in Washington to demand cash bonuses they weren't scheduled to receive for a nother 13 years.

1932 June


June 13th
In 1932, Great Britain & Fra nce sign peace treaty.
June 19th
In 1932, Hailstones kill 200 in Hunan Province, China PR.
June 29th
In 1932, USSR & China sign no attack treaty.

1932 July


July 8th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin writes a message of greetings to the Seventh All-Union Conference of the All-Union Leninist Y.C.L. The greetings are published in Pravda, No. 188, July 9, 1932.
July 28th
In 1932, Federal troops forcibly dispersed the so-called "Bonus Army" of World War I veterans who had g athered in Washington, D.C., since May, demanding money they were scheduled to receive in 1945.
July 31st
In 1932, elections the Nazis won 230 seats with 37% of the vote and became the largest German party.

1932 August


August 8th
In 1932, The law on "Protection of the Property of Stale Enterprises, Collective Farms and Cooperatives and the Consolidation of Public (Socialist) Property," written by J. V. Stalin and adopted on August 7 by the Central Executive Committee and the Council of People's Commissars of the USSR, is published in Pravda, No. 218.
August 13th
In 1932, Adolf Hitler rejected the post of vice-chancellor of Germany, saying he was ready to hold out "for all or nothing." Elections the Nazis won 230 seats with 37% of the vote and NSDAP became the largest German party.
August 29th
In 1932, International Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam.

1932 September


September 4th
In 1932, Stalin is present at the demonstration of working youth in the Red Square, Moscow, held in honour of the eighteenth International Youth Day.
September 25th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin's greetings to A. M. Gorky on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of Gorky's literary and revolutionary activity are published in Pravda, No. 266.
Stalin attends the ceremonial meeting in the Bolshoi Theatre devoted to the fortieth anniversary of A. M. Gorky's literary and revolutionary activity.
September 28-October 2nd
In 1932, Stalin directs the work of a plenum of the C.C., CPSU(B).

1932 October


October 7th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin, V. M. Molotov and K. Y. Voroshilov have a talk in A. M. Gorky's apartment with a group of scientists organizing a USSR Institute of Experimental Medicine.
October 10th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin's greetings to the workers and managers of the Dnieper Hydro-Electric Power Station on the occasion of the successful completion of the construction and preschedule inauguration of the station are published in Pravda, No. 281.
October 14th
In 1932, The greetings of J. V. Stalin, V. M. Molotov and K. Y. Voroshilov to the participants in the Arctic expedition on the icebreaker SibiryakoV. which crossed the Arctic Ocean in a single journey, are published in Pravda, No. 285.
October 26th
In 1932, Stalin talks with a group of writers at A. M. Gorky's apartment. It was during this talk that J. V. Stalin called writers "engineers of human souls."

1932 November


November 6th
In 1932, Elections the Nazis won 230 seats with 37% of the vote and became the largest German party, but down 2 mln. voces dropped to 33% in the Nov. 6 elections NSDAP.
In 1932, Stalin attends the celebration meeting of the Moscow Soviet held in the Bolshoi Theatre on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.
November 7th
In 1932, Stalin is present at the military parade of the Moscow Garrison and the demonstration of the working people of the capital in the Red Square in honour of the fifteenth anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.
J. V. Stalin's greetings to Leningrad on the fifteenth anniversary of the establishment, of Soviet power are published in Pravda, No. 309.
Wight of November 8th
In 1932, Death of N. S. Alliluyeva-Stalina, J. V. Stalin's wife and close comrade.
November 9th
In 1932, Hurricane storm wave sweeps over Santa Cruz del Sur Cuba kills 2,500.
November 11th
In 1932, Stalin accompanies the bier of N. S. Alliluyeva-Stalina to the Novodevichye cemetery.
November 18th
In 1932, In a letter published in Pravda, No. 318, J. V. Stalin thanks the organizations, institutions, friends and comrades who expressed their condolences on the occasion of the death of N. S. Alliluyeva-Stalina.
November 19th
In 1932, Shaft & Thyssen demand Hitler become German chancellor.
November 23th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin writes his article "Mr. Campbell Stretches the Truth." The article was published in the magazine Bolshevik, No. 22, November 30, 1932.
November 28th
In 1932, France & USSR signs not-attack treaty.

1932 December


December 1st
In 1932, Kurt von Schleicher replaced Franz von Papen as Chancellor but instability increased in Germany.
December 16th
In 1932, Heavy earthquake ravages Kansu China, 70,000 killed.
December 20th
In 1932, J. V. Stalin's greetings to the officials and troops of the OGPU on the occasion of its fifteenth anniversary are published in Pravda, No. 350.
December 26th
In 1932, Earthquake kills 70,000 in Kansu China.


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