On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1932

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

A's first baseman Jimmie Foxx smashes his 50th & 51st home runs to become only 3rd player to reach 50 in a MLB season; joins Babe Ruth & Hack Wilson

MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Jimmie Foxx
MLB Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Jimmie Foxx

Famous Birthdays

  • Eileen Brennan, American actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • Richard Tyler, American actor (Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family), born in NYC, New York
1932 Highlights

About September 3, 1932

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo