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Historical Events In 1931

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

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

Apr 22   In the year 1931 egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty  

Apr 24   Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art) in the year 1931.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history 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  

Apr 27   In the year 1931 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   In the year 1931 program for woman athletes approved for 1932 Olympics track & field  

Apr 29   Cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0 in the year 1931.  

Apr 30   Sammy Woods, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia, 3 for England), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 30   William L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- ) in the year 1931.  

May 01   Empire State Building opens in New York NY on this day in history.  

May 01   Norway claims Peter I Island in the year 1931.  

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

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   Frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

May 04   Ed Cassidy, drummer (Spirit-I Got A Line on You) in the year 1931.  

May 04   In the year 1931 mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish president  

May 07   Gene [Rodman] Wolfe, US, sci-fi author (Soldier of Arete) on this day in history.  

May 08   Operette "Land of Smiles," premieres in London on this day in history.  

May 09   On this day in history 57th Preakness: George Ellis aboard Mate wins in 1:59  

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   In the year 1931 golf ball size hail falls in Burlington NJ  

May 11   In the year 1931 credit-Anstalt, Austria's largest bank, fails beginning financial collapse of Central Europe  

May 11   On this day in history during Spanish civil war, martial Law is announced in several Spanish cities  

May 11   The birth of Rupert Murdoch, Media tycoon on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1931 eugene Ysaye, composer, dies at 72  

May 12   Johan Fleerackers, Flemish vice-president of Dutch One on this day in history.  

May 13   Eileen Diss, theatrical designer (August, Secret Places, Betrayal) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1931

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Carel Brons, composer was born in the year 1931.  

Jan 01   Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of adi Lady Lala Mara, First Lady of Fiji (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1931 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   In the year 1931 claude Anet [Jean Schopfer], French writer (La fille perdue), dies  

Jan 11   In the year 1931 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 in the year 1931.  

Jan 22   Alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

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