On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1932

Historical Events

Baseball 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

Famous Birthdays

  • (Granville) "Mickey" Roker, American jazz drummer (Art Farmer; Milt Jackson; Dizzy Gillespie), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 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? 89 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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