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04/02/1932 The III Olympic Winter Games open in Lake Placid, New York

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✘ LAKE PLACID 1932 Opening Ceremony / Eröffnungsfeier

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For First Of The 1932 Olympic Games (1931)

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The Sport ... Dangerous! (1932)

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III Olympic Winter Games - Men's Figure Skating - Lake Placid 1932 - ISU Archives

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1932 LAKE PLACID WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES IIIrd OLYMPICS 86554a MD

It was the first of four Winter Olympics held in the United States. The Games were opened by Franklin D. Roosevelt, then the Governor of New York. Seventeen countries participated and the U.S. won the medal tally with a total of 12 medals.