Tag Archives: 1932

July 21st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1932 at 12:55 a.m., a southbound Pacific Electric interurban train struck a man and woman on a curve between Seal Beach and the Surfside Colony. Depending on which newspaper account you read, the couple was either … Continue reading

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May 12th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1932, the U.S.S. Akron was sighted off the coast of Seal Beach at 2:00 p.m on its way to an airbase in Sunnyvale. The Akron reached Sunnyvale at midnight, but weather conditions prevented it from mooring … Continue reading

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April 8th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1932, the Santa Ana Register ran an ad enticing couples with free admittance to the newly named Persian Ball Room on the Seal Beach Pier.  The new ball room name was the result of a KGER radio … Continue reading

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