Historical Events In 1931
Friday, 14 May 2021
Jan 03 On this day in history joseph J C Joffre, French marshal, dies at 78
Jan 03 Nels Stewart of Montreal Maroons scores 2 goals in 4 sec (record) on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1931 art Acord, western actor (Set Free, Spurs & Saddles), dies at 40
Jan 05 1st woman to purchase a baseball team Lucille Thomas purchases Topeka franchise in the Western League on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1931 robert Duvall, American film actor
Jan 05 The birth of Robert Duvall, American film actor on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 07 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 on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1931 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 Phila Quakers defeat Montreal, ends NHL-record 15-game losing streak in the year 1931.
Jan 11 Oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1931 william Ernst Johnson, British mathematician, dies
Jan 16 Bradman scores 223 Australia v WI, 297 mins, 26 fours on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1931 bradman scores 223 Australia vs West Indies, 297 minutes, 26 fours
Jan 16 Vladimir Skutina, writer playwright/journalist on this day in history.
Jan 21 Felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1931.
Jan 22 French govt of Steeg falls in the year 1931.
Jan 22 In the year 1931 sir Isaac Isaacs sworn in as Australia's first Australian-born governor-general.
Jan 23 On this day in history anna Pavlova, Russian ballerina (Diaghilew, Dying Swan), dies
Jan 24 On this day in history ib Norholm, composer
Jan 25 Dean Jones, Decatur Ala, actor (Ensign O'Toole, Company, Love Bug) in the year 1931.
Jan 26 Hungary-Austria sign peace treaty in the year 1931.
Jan 28 In the year 1931 bradman scores 220 NSW v Victoria, 308 mins, 13 fours
Jan 30 On this day in history charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" premieres at Los Angeles Theater
Jan 30 The birth of Gene Hackman, American stage and 'Oscar' winning screen actor on this day in history.
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 Theodor Batthynyi, Hungarian contra-revolutionary, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 03 Arkansas legislature passes motion to pray for soul of H L Mencken after he calls state "apex of moronia" on this day in history.
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.