What Happened on February 15, 1932

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 3rd Winter Olympic games close at Lake Placid, New York
  • Australia beat South Africa in cricket by an innings in 5 hrs 53 min playing time
  • George Burns & Gracie Allen debut as regulars on the "Guy Lombardo Show"
  • John Van Druten's "There's Always Juliet" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes only athlete to win gold in both Summer & Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold)

Boxer and Bobsledder Eddie Eagan
Boxer and Bobsledder
Eddie Eagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Swire, British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific)

Famous Deaths

  • Minnie Maddern Fiske, actress (Henrik Ibsen's plays), dies at 66