On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Shanghai Express" directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook and Anna Mae Wong premieres in Los Angeles

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Fellows-Smith, South African cricket all-rounder (4 Tests), born in Durban, Natal (d. 2013)
  • Maria Itkina, USSR, sprinter (9 world records)
  • Peggy Ann Garner, American actress (Little Women, Daisy Kenyon), born in Canton, Ohio (d. 1984)