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Historical Events In 1931

Friday, 16 November 2018

Feb 05   Maxine Dunlap becomes 1st US women to earn a glider pilot license on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history maxine Dunlap becomes first US women to earn a glider pilot license  

Feb 07   On this day in history ion Vidu, composer, dies at 67  

Feb 07   US opera, "Peter Ibbetson," by Deems Taylor premieres at Met Opera NYC in the year 1931.  

Feb 08   Gas explosion Fire in Fushun-coal mine, Manchuria kills 3,000 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   James Dean actor and singer was born in the year 1931.  

Feb 08   In the year 1931 the birth of James Dean, American film actor ('Rebel Without A Cause')  

Feb 10   In the year 1931 new Delhi becomes capital of India  

Feb 10   In the year 1931 new Delhi becomes the capital city of India  

Feb 11   Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history vatican Radio begins broadcasting with the callsign HVJ  

Feb 14   On this day in history bradman scores 152 Aust v WI, 154 minutes, 13 fours 2 fives  

Feb 14   Bradman scores 152 Australia vs West Indies, 154 minutes, 13 fours 2 fives on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history spanish government of General Damasco Berenguer falls  

Feb 15   In the year 1931 1st Dracula movie released  

Feb 15   On this day in history first Dracula movie released  

Feb 15   The birth of Claire Bloom, English actress on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1931 extreme right wing Svinhufvud becomes President of Finland  

Feb 17   1st telecast of a sporting event in Japan (baseball) on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1931 the birth of Toni Morrison, American writer.  

Feb 20   Congress allows California to build Oakland-Bay Bridge in the year 1931.  

Feb 21   In the year 1931 alka Seltzer introduced  

Feb 21   Chicago White Sox & New York Giants play first exhibition night game in the year 1931.  

Feb 23   Nellie Melba, [Helen Mitchell], Australian soprano, dies in the year 1931.  

Feb 26   Otto Wallach, German chemist (Nobel 1910), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Ban Johnson, created (baseball's AL), dies after a long illness in the year 1931.  

Feb 28   On this day in history canadian Rugby Union adopts the forward pass  

Feb 28   Oswald Mosley founds his New Party on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history the birth of Dean Smith, Coach, UNC Chapel Hill Tar Heels (1976-1997)  

Mar 02   On this day in history duane E Graveline, Newport Vt, astronaut  

Mar 02   The birth of Mikhail Gorbachev, Former soviet leader in the year 1931.  

Mar 03   " The Star-Spangled Banner", written by Francis Scott Key, officially became the national anthem of the United States on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Cab Calloway records "Minnie the Moocher" (Jazz's first million seller) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history the US adopt the 'Star Spangled Banner' as their national anthem  

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Famous Birthdays In 1931

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of carel Brons, composer  

Jan 01   Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist was born in the year 1931.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of toshiki Kaifu, premier of Japan (1989-91)  

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

Jan 04   Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia 1996-2001 was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1931.  

Famous Deaths In 1931

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1931 death of martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (b. 1851)  

Jan 03   Joseph J C Joffre, French marshal, dies at 78 in the year 1931.  

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   On this day in history oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76  

Jan 14   William Ernst Johnson, British mathematician, dies in the year 1931.  

Jan 21   Felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1931 death of alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897)  

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