Historical Events For 1931
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Jan 03 Joseph J C Joffre, French marshal, dies at 78 in the year 1931.
Jan 03 Nels Stewart of Montreal Maroons scores 2 goals in 4 sec (record) in the year 1931.
Jan 04 Art Acord, western actor (Set Free, Spurs & Saddles), dies at 40 on this day in history.
Jan 05 1st woman to purchase a baseball team Lucille Thomas purchases Topeka franchise in the Western League in the year 1931.
Jan 05 In the year 1931 robert Duvall, American film actor
Jan 05 In the year 1931 the birth of Robert Duvall, American film actor
Jan 06 In the year 1931 the birth of Edgar Laurence (aka. E.L.) Doctorow, American writer.
Jan 06 Thomas Edison submits his last patent application in the year 1931.
Jan 07 In the year 1931 guy Menzies flies the first solo non-stop trans-Tasman flight (from Australia to New Zealand) in 11 hours and 45 minutes, crash-landing on New Zealand's west coast.
Jan 08 On this day in history phila Quakers set then NHL record of 15 straight loses
Jan 09 Claude Anet [Jean Schopfer], French writer (La fille perdue), dies in the year 1931.
Jan 10 On this day in history phila Quakers defeat Montreal, ends NHL-record 15-game losing streak
Jan 11 In the year 1931 oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76
Jan 14 On this day in history william Ernst Johnson, British mathematician, dies
Jan 16 On this day in history bradman scores 223 Australia v WI, 297 mins, 26 fours
Jan 16 Bradman scores 223 Australia vs West Indies, 297 minutes, 26 fours on this day in history.
Jan 16 Vladimir Skutina, writer playwright/journalist on this day in history.
Jan 21 Felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1931 french govt of Steeg falls
Jan 22 Sir Isaac Isaacs sworn in as Australia's first Australian-born governor-general in the year 1931.
Jan 23 Anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina (Diaghilew, Dying Swan), dies on this day in history.
Jan 24 Ib Norholm, composer on this day in history.
Jan 25 Dean Jones, Decatur Ala, actor (Ensign O'Toole, Company, Love Bug) in the year 1931.
Jan 26 Hungary-Austria sign peace treaty on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1931 bradman scores 220 NSW v Victoria, 308 mins, 13 fours
Jan 30 Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" premieres at Los Angeles Theater in the year 1931.
Jan 30 On this day in history the birth of Gene Hackman, American stage and 'Oscar' winning screen actor
Jan 31 NHL's Quebec Bulldogs' Joseph Malone scores a record 7 goals on this day in history.
Feb 01 The birth of Boris Yeltsin, Russian politician on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1931 1st siyyum of Talmud celebrated by Daf Yomi students
Feb 02 In the year 1931 theodor Batthynyi, Hungarian contra-revolutionary, dies at 71
Feb 03 On this day in history arkansas legislature passes motion to pray for soul of H L Mencken after he calls state "apex of moronia"
Feb 03 In the year 1931 hans Schardt, Swiss geologist, dies at 72
Feb 04 National League adopts a deader baseball on this day in history.