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Historical Events In 1931

Saturday, 14 December 2019

Apr 20   In the year 1931 louis Armstrong recorded the classic, " When It s Sleepy Time Down South" , for Okeh Records  

Apr 22   Egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art) on this day in history.  

Apr 24   C Jackson discovers asteroid #1193 Africa on this day in history.  

Apr 25   A J Y (Bert) Hopkins, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 509 runs), dies in the year 1931.  

Apr 26   In the year 1931 lou Gehrig hits a HR but is called out for passing a runner, mistake costs him AL home run crown; he & Babe Ruth tie for season  

Apr 26   Lou Gehrig hits a HR but is called out for passing a runner, the mistake costs him AL home run crown; he & Babe Ruth tie for season on this day in history.  

Apr 27   On this day in history 100ø F (38ø C), Pahala, Hawaii (state record)  

Apr 27   On this day in history 100F (38C), Pahala, Hawaii (state record)  

Apr 27   Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history program for woman athletes approved for 1932 Olympics track & field  

Apr 29   In the year 1931 cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0  

Apr 30   Sammy Woods, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia, 3 for England), dies in the year 1931.  

Apr 30   On this day in history william L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- )  

May 01   In the year 1931 empire State Building opens in New York NY  

May 01   Norway claims Peter I Island on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history singer Kate Smith begins her long-running radio program on CBS  

May 01   The 102-story Empire State Building is dedicated today in New York City on this day in history.  

May 01   The Empire State Building, in New York, is completed in the year 1931.  

May 03   In the year 1931 frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59  

May 04   In the year 1931 ed Cassidy, drummer (Spirit-I Got A Line on You)  

May 04   On this day in history mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish president  

May 07   In the year 1931 gene [Rodman] Wolfe, US, sci-fi author (Soldier of Arete)  

May 08   In the year 1931 operette "Land of Smiles," premieres in London  

May 09   57th Preakness: George Ellis aboard Mate wins in 1:59 in the year 1931.  

May 09   In the year 1931 a[lbert] A[braham] Michelson, US physicist (1907 Nobel), dies at 78  

May 09   In the year 1931 vance DeVoe Brand, Longmont Co, astro (Apollo 18, STS-5, 41B, 35)  

May 10   On this day in history golf ball size hail falls in Burlington NJ  

May 11   Credit-Anstalt, Austria's largest bank, fails beginning financial collapse of Central Europe on this day in history.  

May 11   During Spanish civil war, martial Law is announced in several Spanish cities in the year 1931.  

May 11   In the year 1931 the birth of Rupert Murdoch, Media tycoon  

May 12   Eugene Ysaye, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1931.  

May 12   On this day in history johan Fleerackers, Flemish vice-president of Dutch One  

May 13   On this day in history eileen Diss, theatrical designer (August, Secret Places, Betrayal)  

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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   In the year 1931 birth of siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist  

Jan 02   Toshiki Kaifu, premier of Japan (1989-91) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1931 birth of adi Lady Lala Mara, First Lady of Fiji (d. 2004)  

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

Jan 05   Alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist was born in the year 1931.  

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   On this day in history death of martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (b. 1851)  

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

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

Jan 09   In the year 1931 claude Anet [Jean Schopfer], French writer (La fille perdue), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897)  

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