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Historical Events In 1931

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Oct 02   Pope Pius XI encyclical On economic crisis on this day in history.  

Oct 02   On this day in history thomas Johnstone Lipton, sportsman/merchant, dies  

Oct 03   On this day in history carl August Nielsen, composer, dies at 66  

Oct 03   Glenn Hall, National Hockey League goaltender on this day in history.  

Oct 04   In the year 1931 " Extra! Extra! Read all about it!" Gumshoe Dick Tracy debuted in The Detroit Mirror. A week later, The New York Daily News and hundreds of others picked up the Chester Gould comic strip.  

Oct 04   Dick Tracy comic strip by Chester Gould debuts in the year 1931.  

Oct 04   The comic strip Dick Tracy by Chester Gould debuts in the year 1931.  

Oct 05   1st nonstop transpacific flight, Japan to Wash (Herndon & Pangborn) on this day in history.  

Oct 05   In the year 1931 the first nonstop transpacific flight, Japan to Wash (Herndon & Pangborn)  

Oct 06   Fred Graham, newscaster/journalist (CBS News, Court TV) on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Js Van Severen forms Verdinaso (Union of Flemish Natl Solidarists) in the year 1931.  

Oct 07   In the year 1931 1st infra-red photograph, Rochester, NY  

Oct 07   Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop of S Afr (Nobel Peace Prize 1982) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   First infra-red photograph, Rochester, NY on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history the birth of Rev Desmond Tutu, South african human rights campaigner  

Oct 09   On this day in history tony Booth, British actor and father of Cherie Blair  

Oct 10   A J Bennett hits H Garbarino for 1st scoring pass in Canada's Big 4 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente), dies at 84 in the year 1931.  

Oct 11   100,000 extreme-right Germans form "Harzburger Front" on this day in history.  

Oct 12   On this day in history 1st International Conference on Calendar Reform  

Oct 12   Raoul Pleskow, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Ed Matthews, Hall of Famer/Milwaukee Brave/HR hitter (512) on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history musical "Everybody's Welcome" with T/J Dorsey premieres in NYC  

Oct 14   On this day in history 1st broadcast of Dutch Radio Peoples University  

Oct 16   On this day in history trunk murderess Winnie Ruth Judd chops 1st  

Oct 16   Trunk murderess Winnie Ruth Judd kills her first victim in the year 1931.  

Oct 17   On this day in history al Capone convicted of tax evasion, sentenced to 11 years in prison  

Oct 17   On this day in history ernst Hinterberger, Austrian writer  

Oct 18   In the year 1931 thomas Alva Edison, inventor, dies in West Orange, NJ, at 84  

Oct 19   Laszlo Kalmar, composer in the year 1931.  

Oct 19   The birth of John Le Carre, English author on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1931 emanuel Moor, composer, dies at 68  

Oct 20   Frankie Frisch of the Cards named MVP on this day in history.  

Oct 21   A Schnitzler, writer, dies at 69 in the year 1931.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1931

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1931 birth of carel Brons, composer  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist  

Jan 02   Toshiki Kaifu, premier of Japan (1989-91) was born in the year 1931.  

Jan 04   Adi Lady Lala Mara, First Lady of Fiji (d. 2004) was born in the year 1931.  

Jan 04   In the year 1931 birth of sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia 1996-2001  

Jan 05   In the year 1931 birth of alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist  

Jan 05   Alvin Ailey, choreographer (American Dance Theater) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Robert Duvall, San Diego Calif, actor (Great Santini, Taxi Driver) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1931

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (b. 1851) died in the year 1931.  

Jan 03   On this day in history joseph J C Joffre, French marshal, dies at 78  

Jan 04   In the year 1931 art Acord, western actor (Set Free, Spurs & Saddles), dies at 40  

Jan 09   Claude Anet [Jean Schopfer], French writer (La fille perdue), dies in the year 1931.  

Jan 11   Oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1931.  

Jan 14   On this day in history william Ernst Johnson, British mathematician, dies  

Jan 21   Felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1931.  

Jan 22   Alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897) died in the year 1931.  

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