On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1932

Historical Events

  • 24 tourists begin 1st air-charter holiday (London-Basle, Switzerland)

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria Itkina, Russian athlete (9 sprint world records, 60m-400m), born in Roslavl, Russia (d. 2020)
  • Robert Osborne, American film historian (Turner Classic Movies), born in Colfax, Washington (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Wildgans, Austrian poet and playwright (Armut), dies at 51
  • Charles Fort, American writer and researcher (specialized in anomalous phenomena), dies at 57
1932 Highlights

About May 3, 1932

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus