On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1932

Historical Events

  • Martial law is declared in Honduras to stop revolt by banana workers fired by United Fruit.

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoli Petrovich Kuklin, Russian cosmonaut
  • Coo Coo Marlin, American auto racer (NASCAR nine top 5, 51 top 10 finishes in 165 Winston Cup starts), born in Columbia, Tennessee (d. 2005)
  • Jaswick Taylor, West Indian cricket fast bowler (3 Tests; 5/109 in Test debut 1958), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 1999)
  • Mara Corday [Marilyn Joan Watts], American actress, model and Playboy Playmate (Foxfire, Black Scorpion), born in Santa Monica, California
1932 Highlights

About January 3, 1932

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn