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Historical Events In 1931

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

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   Ion Vidu, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1931.  

Feb 07   In the year 1931 uS opera, "Peter Ibbetson," by Deems Taylor premieres at Met Opera NYC  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1931 james Dean actor and singer was born  

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

Feb 10   New Delhi becomes capital of India in the year 1931.  

Feb 10   New Delhi becomes the capital city of India on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Charles Algernon Parsons, British inventor (steam turbine), dies at 76 in the year 1931.  

Feb 12   Vatican Radio begins broadcasting with the callsign HVJ in the year 1931.  

Feb 14   Bradman scores 152 Aust v WI, 154 minutes, 13 fours 2 fives on this day in history.  

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

Feb 14   Spanish government of General Damasco Berenguer falls in the year 1931.  

Feb 15   On this day in history 1st Dracula movie released  

Feb 15   On this day in history first Dracula movie released  

Feb 15   The birth of Claire Bloom, English actress in the year 1931.  

Feb 16   On this day in history extreme right wing Svinhufvud becomes President of Finland  

Feb 17   1st telecast of a sporting event in Japan (baseball) in the year 1931.  

Feb 18   On this day in history the birth of Toni Morrison, American writer.  

Feb 20   On this day in history congress allows California to build Oakland-Bay Bridge  

Feb 21   On this day in history alka Seltzer introduced  

Feb 21   Chicago White Sox & New York Giants play first exhibition night game on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Nellie Melba, [Helen Mitchell], Australian soprano, dies on this day in history.  

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

Feb 28   On this day in history ban Johnson, created (baseball's AL), dies after a long illness  

Feb 28   Canadian Rugby Union adopts the forward pass in the year 1931.  

Feb 28   In the year 1931 oswald Mosley founds his New Party  

Feb 28   The birth of Dean Smith, Coach, UNC Chapel Hill Tar Heels (1976-1997) in the year 1931.  

Mar 02   Duane E Graveline, Newport Vt, astronaut on this day in history.  

Mar 02   On this day in history the birth of Mikhail Gorbachev, Former soviet leader  

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) in the year 1931.  

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   Toshiki Kaifu, premier of Japan (1989-91) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Adi Lady Lala Mara, First Lady of Fiji (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia 1996-2001  

Jan 05   Alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1931 birth of alvin Ailey, choreographer (American Dance Theater)  

Jan 05   In the year 1931 birth of robert Duvall, San Diego Calif, actor (Great Santini, Taxi Driver)  

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   In the year 1931 joseph J C Joffre, French marshal, dies at 78  

Jan 04   Art Acord, western actor (Set Free, Spurs & Saddles), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Claude Anet [Jean Schopfer], French writer (La fille perdue), dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1931 felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67  

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

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